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What Is the History of Books

Details: The new book historians brought the subject within the range of themes studied by the "Annales school" of socioeconomic history. Instead of dwelling on fine points of bibliography, they tried to uncover the general pattern of book production and consumption over long stretches of …

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“WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF BOOKS

Details: elements of book history needed to be integrated into an overview that would show how the parts could connect to form a whole—or what I characterized as a communications circuit. The tendency toward fragmentation and specialization still exists. Another way to cope with it might be to urge book historians to confront three main questions:

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The Prang Textbooks of Art Education and the Emergence of

Details: graduate book-making class were featured in the Harvard Gazette and one of her books won the Art Book Category of the prestigious New England Book Show. She has shown her artwork—photography, artist’s books, and mixed media—in various galleries in Boston, the greater Los Angeles area, and Salt Lake City.

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Why the Google Books Settlement is Procompetitive

Details: book prices for these books and to some extent on licenses and prices for in-copight yr books. Commercially Available Books. The settlement procompetitively provides a process for making decisions in the face of uncertainty about who owns

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The Information Revolution and Soft Power

Details: I first coined the term “soft power” in my 1990 book Bound to Lead that challenged the then conventional view of the decline of American power. After looking at American military and economic power resources, I felt that something was still missing – the ability to affect others by attraction and persuasion rather

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Update to Limits to Growth: Comparing the World3 Model

Details: Update to Limits to Growth: Comparing the World3 Model With Empirical Data. Master's thesis, Harvard Extension School. For more than three decades, the authors of the bestseller Limits to Growth (LtG) warned that a pursuit of continuous growth would result in a sharp decline (i.e., collapse) of global human welfare levels within the 21st century.

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The Mesmerizing Apparition of the Oracle of Joy Street: A

Details: book of poetry, his magnum opus, is as varied and ambitious as any poetic work of the 20th century. Wieners engagement in the political and social activism for gay and mental patient’s rights in Boston in the 1970s was a major influencing factor in the creation of his radical work and his personal poetics of the time.

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Party of the Century: Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball

Details: and, more recently, a chapter in Nicholas Foulkes’ 2011 book, Bals: Legendary Costume Balls of the Twentieth Century. Regardless of both Capote’s and the night’s allure however, they have been overlooked by museum recognition. Party of the Century. is the first exhibition to tap into

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Understanding Desistance from Crime

Details: offered by David Matza in his classic book, Delinquency and Drift (1964), in which he introduced the idea of "maturational reform" to explain why most delinquency was transient and situational and why, as adolescents grew up, they simply left delinquency behind. He con- cluded that "most theories of delinquency take no account of matura-

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Harvey Wiley, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Federal

Details: Sinclair’s book was The Jungle, a graphic account of hideously unsanitary conditions in the meat-packing industry. Sinclair came from an unusual background for a muckraking journalist. A twenty-eight-year old writer from a riches-to-rags Baltimore family, Sinclair had an obsessive fear of alcohol, sex, and impurities of any kind.

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Hao Ran and the Cultural Revolution

Details: In her book on Cultural Revolution culture, Barbara Mittler stresses the diverse interpretations to which Cultural Revolution propaganda art has been subjected by the Chinese people. Pointing out that “Cultural Revolution (and perhaps all) propaganda was

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The Second Coming of the Book: Rethinking Qur’anic

Details: Religion, Committee on the Study of. Show simple item record. The Second Coming of the Book: Rethinking Qur’anic Scripturology and Prophetology

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Books in the British Raj: The Contradictions of Liberal

Details: book and of the Raj in nineteenth-century India. The printed book in India was both very old and very new when the Governor-General tried to bring it under his control by the Press and Registration of Books Act of 1867. Printing had existed on the subcontinent since 1556, when Joao de Bustamente set up a press in Goa.

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Human Rights: A Brief Introduction

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A Brief History of Tea: The Rise and Fall of the Tea

Details: Introduction In 1996, Congress passed the bipartisan Federal Tea Tasters Repeal Act,1 repealing the Tea Importation Act,2 a relatively obscure 99 year-old piece of legislation. Passed in 1897, the Tea Act prohibited importation of tea into the United States that failed to meet government standards for quality, purity, and tness for

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Inequality and U.S. Society: Review of Douglas S. Massey's

Details: The book would be more convincing were greater consideration given to social values and how they change;sometimesquiterapidly.Sixdecadesagothesociety’snormsendorsedrestrict-ing the careers that women might pursue, called for strict racial segregation in most

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The Hindutva View of History: Rewriting Textbooks in India

Details: The first book in the revised series, the social science textbook for class eight focuses on the most radical and nationalistic elements of the movement against British colonial rule, carrying images of several of the movement’s most militant leaders on …

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Books and Their Readers in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul

Details: Each book had its natural ecology: the texts with which it naturally belonged because of how it was used and by whom. Books had affinities that crossed traditional subject boundaries. For example, the constellation of medrese books most frequently owned together includes law, grammar, and lexicography.

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Decontextualized Language Input and Preschoolers

Details: immediate talk during book reading.5 Decon-textualized language is challenging for children for several reasons. First, because the meaning of decontextualized language is conveyed pri-marily through the linguistic cues and not throughthecontext,6 itrequiresamoreabstract level of analysis by the child than does com-

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Children’s Books, Dolls, and the Performance of Race; or

Details: In about 1855, three decades before rances f hodgson bur-nett wrote her fIrst best-sellIng chIldren’s book, LittLe Lord Fauntleroy, she was a child—Frances Eliza Hodgson—and she read Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.1 She found Stowe’s novel, like all the stories she encountered, to be “unsatisfactory, filling her

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The Declining Significance of Race: Revisited & Revised

Details: the book immediately following its publication, I did not anticipate that it would go on to become a classic. Indeed, the book’s impact on the ½eld of race and ethnic relations–its arguments have been discussed in nearly eight hundred empirical re-search articles, not to mention the nonempirical studies–lends credence to the idea of

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Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

Details: The book does not mention tech-niques that use phospholipids, has insufficient information on chromato-graphic techniques, and lacks a discus-sion of the usefulness of centrifugation. New entrants to the field would benefit from learning about the best strategies

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Rational Capital Budgeting In An Irrational World

Details: an important and reliable predictor is the book- to-market ratio: the higher a firm's book-to- market, the greater its conditional expected re- turn, all else being equal.1 In light of these empirical results, this article * This research is supported by the National Science Foundation and the International Financial Services Re-

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The Populist Dream of Chinese Democracy

Details: United States and its democratic way of life. A new book by Michael Pillsbury (2015) claims that China’s actions are guided by a secret plan known as the “Hundred-Year Marathon,” which seeks to restore China to its “proper” place atop the global hierarchy by establishing a new world order favorable to China.

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A Contextual Introduction to Islamic Food Restrictions

Details: MERCHANT, A BOOK OF Q 2URANIC LAWS, 118-119 (1981). PICKTHALL, supra note 1 at 96. supra note 8. at 115. supra note 21, at 117. 4. 25SHAD supra note 8, at 126. 261d 27AL1 supra note 12, at 349. Stone 5 The other dietary law about which the Qur’an is explicit is the prohibition

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The efficacy of a voluntary summer book reading

Details: level of a book is matched to a child’s independent reading level (Schnick & Knickelbine, 2000). Third, the effectiveness of a voluntary summer reading intervention may depend on the reading strategies that children learn to use while reading books independently and with family members.

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Gender and Race in Children's Picture Books: A Tragedy in

Details: science fiction book awards have been too concerned with issues of representation, have banded together to vote in works by White, male authors telling the stories of White, male characters (Schaub, 2016). Fox news anchor Megyn Kelly declared that “Santa Claus is White,” an ahistorical assertion about an imaginary character (the character of

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Fifty Shades of Manipulation

Details: 2 to display scenes from a once-happy family (as it happens, his own, which is now broken), Draper tells his potential clients1: In Greek, "nostalgia" literally …

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The ANDA Patent Certification Requirement: A Necessary

Details: However, the Court held that an Orange Book listing creates no presumption that the patent is listed correctly because the FDA lacks resources and expertise to properly review submitted patents. Therefore, an ANDA applicant could perhaps avoid the thirty-month stay provision by challenging, in court, a patent’s inclusion in the Orange Book.

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Collecting modern American literature in the 1980s and

Details: 94 CARTER BURDEN, William A. M. Burden Company, New York, is a book collector. Collecting Modern American Literature in the I 980s and Beyond Carter Burden I t has been suggested that I speak today about my life as a collector of modern

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring: Types, Regulation

Details: issn 1936-5349 (print) issn 1936-5357 (online) harvard. john m. olin center for law, economics, and business. mergers, acquisitions and restructuring: types, regulation, and patterns of practice . john c. coates iv

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John Rawls, Political Liberalism

Details: If your first book were hailed as one of the great works of political philosophy of all time, what should you do for your next project? Surely not devote yourself to repudiating a significant part of the first book, and developing a view in which your original theory appears as only one among many possibly correct views.

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The Dustbin of History: Making Archives in Modern China

Details: Bridging book history, history of science, and digital humanities, it raises urgent questions about the definition of archive, the meaning of preservation and destruction, and the processes and possibilities of historical knowledge production.

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Editing C.P.E. Bach’s complete works: catalog of an

Details: editors, the production assistant lays out page proofs based on the book designer’s speci<cations. We use a specially designed font for music symbols in the critical report. Stage 4. Printing and Binding Our books are printed by Meridian Printing in Rhode Island, and bound by Acme Bookbinding in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

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A Mirror for Statesmen: Leonardo Bruni's History of the

Details: decision on the city’s part’. And the speech occurs at the beginning of Book VI, which is mostly devoted to Florence’s failed attempt to take control of Lucca. The rest of the book in effect shows the high cost of this bad decision: enormous expense, loss of life, shame, military failure, and in the end, the tyranny of Walter of Brienne, all

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Principles of (Behavioral) Economics

Details: Principles of (Behavioral) Economics The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters

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Eileen Chang’s Feminine Chinese Modernity: Dysfunctional

Details: Rachel Leng/3 Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies, (March 2014), 13-34. ISSN: 2224-2716 Published posthumously, Little Reunion (2009) has generated critical debates about its literary value, autobiographical authenticity, and Chang’s own emotional and political

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Essentials of Human Nutrition, Fifth Edition

Details: The book is divided into nine parts. Throughout the book, the authors use informative case studies, tables, figures, and “boxes” to highlight key and interesting takeaways. For example, in Box 1.1, page 8, one learns that some forms of Vitamin A affect transcription of genes for cel-

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Rare book and manuscript libraries in the twenty-first

Details: "Rare book and manuscript libraries in the twenty-first century: Technology as change agent" in "Rare book and manuscript libraries in the twenty-first century, Session one: Vectors of change" The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters Citation Epstein, Susan Baerg

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Nudging: A Very Short Guide

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Humanism in the Vernacular: The Case of Leonardo Bruni

Details: forthcoming book On the Europeanization of the World. Mark Jurdjevic is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Ottawa. He has published recent work in Past and Present, the Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Renaissance Quarterly, and the Journal of the History of Ideas. He is currently writing an intellectual biogra-

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Disney’s Influence on the Enactment of the Copyright Term

Details: Abstract This Thesis explores The Walt Disney Company’s (Disney) specific influence in the 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA) enactment as well as the CTEA

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Food Regulation in Biblical Law

Details: Food Regulation in Biblical Law. A Paper Submitted in Satisfaction of the Written Work Requirement of. Harvard Law School. By. Wendy Ann Wilkenfeld. April 27, 1998 "The Lord told Moses and Aaron to say to the Israelites: These are the creatures you may eat [and these are the creatures that are prohibited to you 1."' The problem is God did not provide them with a reason …

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The Sugar Revolution in New England: Barbados

Details: Figure 7: Page from George Corwin’s Account Book ..199 . 1 Introduction The Sugar Revolution in New England: Barbados, Massachusetts Bay, and the Atlantic Sugar Economy, 1600-1700 The 1805 Farmer’s Almanack included a list of seasonal instructions

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Comments on Greta Krippner, Capitalizing on Crisis: The

Details: Krippner should have written the book I would have written, or done more in this book, but to suggest that the book begs for more research, both at the meso level and at the macro level. One question at the meso, organizational, level. While Krippner points out that the studies of the shareholder value movement, which also

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Bertrand Russell and China During and After His Visit in 1920

Details: In 1969 the historian Jonathan Spence published To Change China, a book in which he described, via a series of vignettes, the 300-year history of Westerners who visited China with the intention of transforming it according to a predefined plan.1 Whether writing about the Jesuit Ferdinand Verbiest from the 17th century or the

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