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Scholars Talk Writing: Martha S. Jones

A Johns Hopkins historian, whose new book on Black women’s suffrage is out this month, shares the legal, academic, and artistic influences that come together in her work
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Scholars Talk Writing: Vincent Brown

A Harvard social historian of the African diaspora and Atlantic slavery seeks to tell unfamiliar stories “without letting the power of anti-Blackness stand in for Black history.”
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Why It’s Important to Write a Proposal for an Academic Book

Back in the old days, a prospective academic author could submit a manuscript — sometimes even a barely reworked dissertation — and book editors would consider it for publication. Now, even if you’ve finished the writing, editors want to see a book proposal first.