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All Wrong About Lower Manhattan: Rereading Sharon Zukin
'New York' magazine at the Museum of Modern Art's PAD/D Archive In the course of writing The Rise and Fall of Artists' SoHo , I read several earlier books about lofts and artists in lower Manhattan.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Mises Economics Blog
Thomas Piketty's Sensational New Book
This 42 year economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Cory Doctorow: Oxford English Dictionary - the future
I hadn't reckoned on the fact that Oxford University Press is an academic publisher, and the academic publishers aren't like trade publishers.
An epic 1929 footrace, a small house that builds inner peace
"The Edge of the Water " by Elizabeth George . The latest teen-young adult novel from Whidbey Island mystery writer George is set on Whidbey Island and revisits Becca King from "The Edge of Nowhere."
Mon Apr 21, 2014
700-page book by French economist is Amazon's top seller
A 700-page economics tome about income inequality isn't an obvious hit, but it currently tops the list of best-selling books on Amazon.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Selected New Books on Higher Education
The Attainment Agenda: State Policy Leadership in Higher Education, by Laura W. Perna and Joni E. Finney .
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Pelham's Train Station on the New Haven Line Was NOT Built in 1893 as Claimed
Conventional wisdom indicates that the Pelham Train Station located at 1 Pelhamwood Avenue in the Village of Pelham was built in 1893.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Shaun Marmon. Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society. New...
Shaun Marmon. Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society. New York: Oxford University Press.
Policing Academic Freedom: A Book, a Controversy, and the Ominous Aftermath
Michael Jerryson is co-editor with Mark Juergensmeyer of Buddhist Warfare , the first collection of essays on Buddhist violence from a comparative perspective .
Influence of Chemically Inert Cations on the Hydrogen-bond Network in ...
Beside the expected changes related to the altered acidity of the sulfuric acid solution, subtle changes dependent on cation dimensions were noticed.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Dollard man, who spoke ghsdfs
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Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ultra Petroleum Corp. Hits New 52-Week High at $29.52
Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp. reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday , AnalystRatings.NET reports.
Challenges to the effectiveness of international law
For the first time in its history, the American Society of International Law is partnering with the American Branch of the International Law Association to combine each organization's major conference into an extraordinary joint event.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Invisible Ink War: How Chemists Revealed Germany's Secret WW I Writing [Excerpt]
Excerpted with permission from Prisoners, Lovers, & Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al Qaeda , by Kristie Macrakis.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Ultra Petroleum Corp. Upgraded to "Neutral" by ISI Group
Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp. opened at 28.19 on Friday. Ultra Petroleum Corp. has a 52 week low of $18.22 and a 52 week high of $28.76.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Executive Editor for Economics, Law, and Education
Job details Auto req ID 32076BR School/Unit Harvard University Press Sub-Unit ------------ Location USA - MA - Cambridge Job Function Communications Department HUP Editorial Salary Grade 060 Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Duties & Responsibilities Harvard University Press seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial editor to acquire 20 new ... (more)
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS The Press of Fordham University, located at our Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, NY is currently seeking an Editorial Director to provide critical thinking and long-term vision that will shape the editorial program, while maintaining and increasing the quality and reputation of the press's lists within the ... (more)
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Harper awarded Suppes Prize in Philosophy of Science
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The Washington Post
Petro-Aggression: How Russiaa s oil makes war more likely
Jeff Colgan is assistant professor in the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. His book, " Petro-Aggression: How Oil Makes War ," was published in 2013 from Cambridge University Press.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
David Grubbs on the meaning of records
David Grubbs teaches classes in creative writing, performance, music, and technology at the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, and before he arrived in New York 15 years ago, he lived and played in bands in Chicago.