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Audrey Kurth Cronin, “How Terrorism Ends: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns”
Amid the fear following 9/11 and other recent terror attacks, it is easy to forget the most important fact about Amid the most often works attending, to an important fact about its careful and short.Expand
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Nick Reding interview, "Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town"
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Ann Fabian, “The Skull Collectors: Race, Science and America’s Unburied Dead”
When Philadelphia naturalist Samuel George Morton died in 1851, no one cut off his head, boiled away its flesh, and added his grinning skull to a collection of crania. It would have been strange, butExpand
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Jennifer Burns interview, "Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right"
I. THE EDUCATION OF AYN RAND, 1905-1943 1. From Russia to Roosevelt 2. Individualists of the World, Unite! 3. A New Credo of Freedom II. FROM NOVELIST TO PHILOSOPHER, 1944-1957 4. . The Real Root ofExpand
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James Fleming, “Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control”
PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Stories of Control2. Rain Makers3. Rain Fakers4. Foggy Thinking5. Pathological Science6. Weather Warriors7. Fears, Fantasies, and Possibilities of Control8. TheExpand
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A History of Communications: Media and Society from the Evolution of Speech to the Internet
Introduction: media causes and effects 1. Homo loquens: humanity in the age of speech and memory 2. Homo scriptor: humanity in the age of manuscripts 3. Homo lector: humanity in the age of print 4.Expand
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Benjamin Binstock interview, "Vermeer's Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice"
Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: It's a Vermeer! 1. In Search of Vermeer 2. Origins and Originality 3. Fabritius's Phoenix 4. An Art of Women 5. Painting and Procreation 6. TheExpand
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Butterfield's Sociology of Whig History: A Contribution to the Study of Anachronism in Modern Historical Thought
Herbert Butterfield’s The Whig Interpretation of History has recently been the focus of much attention. Among other attacks, Butterfield has been taken to task for arguing that anachronism resultsExpand
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