Cover: To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Postwar New York City, from Harvard University PressCover: To Stand and Fight in PAPERBACK

To Stand and Fight

The Struggle for Civil Rights in Postwar New York City

Martha Biondi is Associate Professor of African-American Studies and History at Northwestern University.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2004 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
When France Fell: The Vichy Crisis and the Fate of the Anglo-American Alliance, by Michael S. Neiberg, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene