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Intellectuals in Exile: Refugee Scholars and the New School for Social Research
In the 1930s, with the rise of the Third Reich, thousands of European intellectuals sought refuge in the United States. Through the tireless efforts of Alvin Johnson, director of the New School forExpand
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New York Modern: The Arts and the City
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Prologue: Before the Modern: The New York Renaissance 1. Times Square: Urban Realism for a New New York 2. Paris and New York: From CubismExpand
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The Pursuit of "Interests" in the French Revolution: A Preliminary Survey
Recently two influential and stimulating historians of the French Revolution, Francois Furet and Lynn Hunt, have singled out a major deficiency in the political culture of France.' The French failureExpand
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Pinkster in Chicago: Bud Billiken and the Mayor of Bronzeville, 1930-1945
Bud Billiken Day began as a mid-summer diversion, a frolic. But within a decade Bud Billiken Day and Parade had become Chicago's African American New Year, Decoration Day, Fourth of July, and MardiExpand
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A History of the New School for Social Research
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Letters to America: The Correspondence of Marc Bloch, 1940-41
In the summer of 1940, barely one month after his nation's tragic and "strange defeat," Marc Bloch, France's most distinguished medieval scholar, wrote to his American colleagues: "I appeal to yourExpand
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