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Vol. 111, No. 15

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Transatlantic Passages: Literary and Cultural Relations between Quebec and Francophone Europe (Posted on Feb. 17, 2011)

By Miléna Santoro *94 and Paula Ruth Gilbert (Editors)

(McGill-Queen’s University Press) This book, compilation of essays, interviews, and images, investigates the cultural commerce that is necessary to understanding the historical...

The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference (Posted on Aug. 25, 2011)

By Ann Morning *04

(University of California Press) Morning draws on interviews with biologists, anthropologists, and undergraduates to determine how scientists are influencing ideas about race...

The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present (Posted on Sept. 14, 2010)

By Peter Constantine, Rachel Hadas *82, Edmund Keeley ’48, and Karen Van Dyck (editors)

(W.W. Norton and Company) This anthology captures more than three millennia of Greek poetry and contains more than 1,000 poems from 185 poets. Over half of the poems are new...

Designing Resilience: Preparing for Extreme Events (Posted on Oct. 11, 2010)

By Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, Chris Demchak *77 (editors)

(University of Pittsburgh Press) In an increasingly complicated and interconnected world, the consequences caused by an extreme event (severe climatic events and terrorist acts)...

The Science of Giving: Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity (Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

By Daniel M. Oppenheimer and Christopher Y. Olivola *09 (editors)

(Psychology Press) Why do people give money to charity? How do they determine how much to donate? These are some of the questions addressed in experimental studies documented in...

Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation (Posted on Aug. 25, 2011)

By Gary B. Nash ’55 *64, Ray Raphael, and Alfred F. Young (editors)

(Alfred A. Knopf) In 22 original essays, leading historians provide accounts of individuals and groups that personified the radical ideals of the American Revolution in keeping...

Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America (Posted on Feb. 17, 2011)

By David Silverman *00

(Cornell University Press) In the 18th century, New England Indians created the multitribal Brothertown and Stockbridge communities with the intent of using Christianity and...
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