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Why Did These Great People Bend? by Gale Gillis Carter
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Gale Gillis, EX
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From the author: "A new classic in read aloud literature has been born! Why did these Great People Bend' tells the history of African Americans from their beginnings in Mother Africa through President Obama's second inauguration.
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Adventures of a CODA by Ruth A. Reppert
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From the author: "The hearing child of deaf parents, the author takes the reader on an eighty-year journey that begins at her birth in 1933 to show how she senses her parents’ disability and learns their silent langua
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Law and Love by Paul W. Kahn
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Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations by Michael Christ
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Michael Christ, SM'78, PhD'82, Carlos Kenig, SM'75, PhD'78, and Cora Sadowsky, PhD'65
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From our pages (Oct/00): "Synthesizing several fields of mathematics, this book presents the proceedings of a 1996 festchrift for the late Alberto Calderón,
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Akkadian Loanwords In Biblical Hebrew by Paul V. Mankowski
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Paul Mankowski, AB'76
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From our pages (Oct/00): "Mankowski studies Hebrew borrowings from the Akkadian lexicon, paying special attention to the Hebrew imitation of Assyrian and Babylonian allophones and its consequences for the phonology of the d
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Do I Still Have a Life? by John M. Janzen
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John M. Janzen, AM'64, and Reinhild Kauenhoven Janzen, AM'67
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From our pages (Oct/00): "While working for a nongovernmental organization in Central Africa from late 1994 to early 1995, the authors collected firsthand accounts from those in the
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Cocaine by Paul Gootenberg
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Paul Gootenberg, AB'78, PhD'85
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From our pages (Oct/00): "This book examines the drug's early history with a global perspective from 1880 to 1950 and its transformation from miracle drug to global pariah."
Cultural Visions by Penny Schine Gold
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Penny Schine Gold, AB'69, and Benjamin C. Sax, AB'73, AM'73, PhD'78
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From our pages (Oct/00): "Written in honor of Karl Weintraub, AB'49, AM'52, PhD'57, the UChicago's Thomas E. Donnelly distinguished service professor, these essays on the the
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From Ellis Island to JFK by Nancy Foner
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Nancy Foner, AM'68, PhD'71
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From our pages (Oct/00): "Studying the immigration patterns of Jews and Italians at the turn of the 20th century and today's Asian, Latin-American, and Caribbean influx into New York City, Foner compares the two waves,
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The Wages of Sin by Peter Lewis Allen
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Peter Lewis Allen, AM'79, PhD'94
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From our pages (Oct/00): "By tracing the idea that sickness is a result of sin—whether syphilis in the 1490s or AIDS today—Allen chronicles how ancient views on sex and sin continue to shape contemporary religiou
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