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Spring 2017 Books

american gentlemen— the merchants lawyers planters and landowners who comprised the independent republic’s elite— worked hard to maintain their ... shows how their struggles over status hierarchy property and control shaped the ideologies and institutions of the fledgling nation tom cutterham examines how facing pressure ... is commonly thought to have originated with mustafa kemal atatürk and the founding of modern turkey in 1923 and understood exclusively in terms of

Spring 2017 Books

of the risorgimento 1763–1865 benjamin w goossen axel körner during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the global mennonite church developed an ... ’s third reich entire colonies benefited from racial warfare and genocide in nazi-occupied ukraine whether choosing germany as a national homeland ... for the critical assessment of societal changes at home many italians did not think the united states had lessons to teach them and often concluded that life across

Spring 2017 Books

whitman demonstrates that the nazis took a real sustained significant and revealing interest in american race policies as whitman shows the nuremberg laws were ... american race laws had to offer german praise for american practices already found in hitler’s mein kampf was continuous throughout the early 1930s ... to the shaping of nazi policies in germany hitler’s american model upends understandings of america’s influence on racist practices in the wider world

Spring 2017 Books

of prophetic republicanism from the puritan era to the present day he provides close readings of thinkers such as john winthrop thomas jefferson frederick douglass w.e.b du ... of militaristic hyperpatriotism that imagines the united states as a divine instrument in the final showdown between good and evil radical secularists ... studies at yale university his books include the protestant ethic revisited and the disciplinary revolution calvinism and the rise of the state in early modern europe

Spring 2017 Books

the emergence of globalism visions of world order in britain and the united states 1939–1950 or rosenboim during and after ... certain to fundamentally transform our understanding of the globalist ideal and its origins how competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the ... emergence of globalism visions of and the united states 1939–1950 or ... rosenboim during and after the second world war public intellectuals in

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frymer westward expansion of the united states is most conventionally remembered for rugged individualism geographic isolationism and a fair amount of luck yet the ... policies had for the nation both for establishing america as dominantly white and for restricting broader aspirations for empire in lands that could not be so racially ... nation “building an american empire is full of interesting ideas facts and insights frymer argues that the american state vigorously engaged in acquiring

Spring 2017 Books

elsewhere in the world carol graham draws on cutting-edge research linking income inequality with well-being to show how the widening prosperity gap has led to ... hope the result is an optimism gap between rich and poor that if left unchecked could lead to an increasingly divided society graham reveals how people who do not believe in their ... own futures are unlikely to invest in them and how the consequences can range from job instability and poor

Spring 2017 Books

from pompeii to petra troy to the terracotta warriors and mycenae to megiddo and masada cline brings to life the personalities behind these digs including heinrich ... the former businessman who excavated troy and mary leakey whose discoveries advanced our understanding of human origins the discovery of the peoples and civilizations of ... do you know where to dig how are excavations actually done how do you know how old something is who gets to keep what is found taking readers from the pioneering

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toward applied or practical outcomes with the intent of creating products of immediate value in such a scenario it makes sense to focus on the most identifiable and ... ,” abraham flexner the founding director of the institute for advanced study in princeton and the man who helped bring albert einstein to the united states ... context revealing the influence of his vision on the twentieth century and reevaluating it in the light of the twenty-first.” —carlo rovelli author of

Spring 2017 Books

monarchs and milkweed a migrating butterfly a poisonous plant and their remarkable story of coevolution ... mythic journeying in monarchs and milkweed anurag agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed ... his own pioneering research and traces how plant poisons have not only shaped monarch-milkweed interactions but have also been culturally important for centuries agrawal

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on race based on an oral history collaboration with residents of the witherspoon-jackson neighborhood and princeton undergraduates and their professor kathryn watterson this book ... american history african american studies 42 trade walk the trails in and around princeton revised to include the newest trails sophie glovier this is an ... open space in princeton new jersey and its neighboring towns this revised edition includes eight new walks several of which have been created on land that has

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raises are starting to be taken very seriously especially by major funders in the united states and beyond because of concerns that current practices are ... ensure that it remains a legitimate and reliable science in the years ahead in this unflinchingly candid manifesto chris chambers draws on his own experiences as a ... the seven deadly sins of psychology a manifesto for ... is in peril as a scientific discipline—and how to save it “this book

Spring 2017 Books

but the conventional wisdom is wrong bringing together national survey data with in-depth interviews read my lips presents a surprising picture of tax attitudes in the ... responsibility and moral obligation but they worry that others are shirking their duties in part because the experience of taxpaying misleads americans about who ... believe about taxes “read my lips is a brilliant and necessary book filled with innovative important and convincing arguments it is indispensable for anyone who

Spring 2017 Books

rivers share with the land the sky and us “extremely interesting and informative fleming makes difficult scientific concepts accessible to the layperson and ... explore the surprising connections between watershed hydrology and the world around us fleming explains how river flows fluctuate like stock markets what “ ... how startling new insights are possible when scientists are willing to think outside the disciplinary box sean w fleming has two decades of experience in the private

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gillian wearing and claude cahun behind the mask another mask sarah howgate with an essay by dawn ades this ... where cahun lived and worked until her death and where her archive is housed in examining cahun’s photographic self-portraits wearing was struck by the ... of my face is a reconstruction of cahun’s iconic self-portrait made in 1927 in this book howgate examines the self-portrait work of both artists