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Apr.25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

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The Real Change-Makers: Why Government Is Not the Problem or the Solution

By David Warfield Brown ’59

(Praeger) Whether it’s poverty, high-school dropouts, obesity, or any other social problem, government did not create the problem and it cannot solve it for us,...

Slots: Praying to the God of Chance

By David V. Forrest ’60

(Delphinium Books) In this book, Forrest looks at one of America’s favorite games, slots. He considers many different perspectives in evaluating the game — from...

La Orquideoflora Mexicquense

By Dennis R. Szeszko ’98

(Government of the State of Mexico) This reference book documents the native orchids of Mexico. It includes profiles of 150 native orchid species, 355...

Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

By Patrick Patterson ’85

(Cornell University Press) Patterson explores consumerism in Yugoslavia. During the Cold War, communist Yugoslavia embraced elements of both socialism and...

Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance

By Stephanie Leigh Batiste ’94

(Duke University Press) This book examines African-Americans during the Great Depression. Batiste looks at how, even though they were treated as second-class...

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