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Austro-Hungarian Imperial Naval Academy cadets visiting Egypt, c. 1912
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Rudolf Von Kaschnitz’s Austro-Hungarian Navy Photos And Documents Added To The Archives

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Rudolf Freiherr Kaschnitz von Weinberg, an Austro-Hunagrian naval officer during World War I. The collection includes certificates, naval records, printed matter, photographs, paintings, and medals and memorabilia relating to Austro-Hungarian submarine operations during the war.

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Author and former diplomat Tess Johnston discusses the influence of westerners on the culture of Shanghai between 1900 and 1950.
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Author And Former Diplomat Tess Johnston Maps The Western Experience Of Shanghai

Thursday, February 11, 2016

On February 11th scholar Tess Johnston, author of fifteen volumes on the history of Shanghai, delivered a talk about the city’s immigration waves in the early to mid-twentieth century as part of Hoover L&A’s History and Policy Lecture Series. Johnston is donating her archive to Hoover Library & Archives. Her archive consists of the extensive library and collection of historical documents that have informed her long career as a diplomat and the author of 25 books.

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Potsdam Revisited Returns To The Bay Area

Thursday, February 11, 2016

This month the remarkable WWII experiences of Stuart Canin, whose archive is held at Hoover, is celebrated with a series of radio, film, and live performance events in the Bay Area.

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Hoover Co-Hosts Conference On Peruvian Politics And History

Thursday, February 11, 2016

This week, Hoover Institution Library & Archives joined Stanford Center for Latin American Studies to host the conference “The Shining Path: Maoism and Violence in Peru.” This two-day event brought together renowned scholars, archivists, students, and journalists to discuss the Shining Path guerilla movement in Peru, and the vicious war that engulfed the country between 1980 and 1992.

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Podcasts From The February 2016 Southern California Conference Now Available Online

Friday, February 12, 2016
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Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson, Abbas Milani, and Bill Whalen discuss a wide range of issues at Hoover's recent Southern California Conference.

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A postcard of Coblentz, Germany, sent from Truman Smith to his wife, Kay
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Hoover Provides Access To Newly Declassified Documents

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Government records from collections at Hoover Library & Archives have recently been declassified. The collections were created by diplomatic, military, and other government officials.

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Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy.
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Hoover Institution Bipartisan Working Group Releases National Security Strategy For The Future

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy. 

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One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State
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Mark Harrison: One Day We Will Live Without Fear

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press released One Day We Will Live without Fear by Mark Harrison, a collection of stories that tells what daily life was like for people under the regime of the Soviet police state.

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Hoover Fellow Mark Harrison Publishes Narratives Of Everyday Life In The Soviet Police State

Monday, February 1, 2016

This week the Hoover Institution Press releases One Day We Will Live without Fear by Hoover fellow and University of Warwick professor of economics, Mark Harrison.  A collection of stories that tells what daily life was like for people under the regime of the Soviet police state, the book draws from Communist Party and secret police records housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, the book describes how people became entangled in the workings of Soviet rule.

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Visiting Scientists View Eritrea Collection At Hoover Archives

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Dr. Nathaniel J. Dominy and Dr. Erin E. Butler, renowned husband-wife scientists visited the Hoover Archives to view the Eritrea collection on January 27, 2016. Dr. Dominy’s connection with Eritrea is through his breakthrough research on mummified baboons from ancient Egypt which confirmed that the region of the “Land of Punt: the Land of Gods for the ancient Egyptians” was located in most of Eritrea and eastern Ethiopia.

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