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5:30 pm

Wildlife and Sovereignty Conservation on Hawaii’s Desert Islands, 1898-1911

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Shortly after Annexation, American ornithologists, naval officers and administrators began a campaign to repel Japanese "bird pirates" from Hawaii's desert islands. The campaign was waged at a number of levels: through the law courts, diplomatic channels between Washington and Tokyo, and direct interdiction of bird hunters by the U.S. naval and customs vessels. The campaigners … Continue reading Wildlife and Sovereignty Conservation on Hawaii’s Desert Islands, 1898-1911

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The Square and the Tower: A Conversation with Niall Ferguson

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Square and the Tower: A Conversation with Niall Ferguson Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson for a discussion of his new book,The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power, and Churchill's use of networks as a war leader. Niall Ferguson … Continue reading The Square and the Tower: A Conversation with Niall Ferguson

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