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The Future of Higher Education

Dan Clawson, Max Page - Social Science - 2010 - 66 pages
Higher education is more important than ever, for individual success and for national economic growth. And yet higher education in the United States is in crisis: public ...
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Building the Nation: Americans Write about Their Architecture, Their Cities ...

Steven Conn, Max Page - Architecture - 2003 - 412 pages
"Some anthologies seem slapdash or opportunistic; others are labors of love, informed by a mastery of a particular field and a passion for sharing the heterogeneous richness of ...
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Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the ...

Max Page, Randall Mason - Architecture - 2004 - 344 pages
Throughout the country, historic preservation has become a veritable industry. In New York City alone, the preservation movement has acquired a great deal of power, saving ...
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From Hiroshima to the Hydrogen Bomb: American Artists Witness the Birth of ...

Denise M. Rompilla - 2008 - 536 pages
Living in the shadow of the bomb, a handful of American artists turned to an interpretative visual language to give form to a terror of dimensions impossible to assimilate ...
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The Way to Ground Zero: The Atomic Bomb in American Science Fiction

Martha A. Bartter - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 278 pages
Bartter surveys 250 American science-fiction stories, and American SF novels--with occasional overlaps of stories made into episodic novels--that have some relationship, often ...
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Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Trade Center

Eric Darton - Architecture - 1999 - 279 pages
Presents an architectural biography of the World Trade Center and its impact on New York's financial services, real estate, and culture.
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By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture At the Dawn of the ...

Paul Boyer - History - 1994 - 464 pages
Originally published in 1985, By the Bomb's Early Light is the first book to explore the cultural 'fallout' in America during the early years of the atomic age. Paul Boyer ...
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Splitting the Baby: The Culture of Abortion in Literature and Law, Rhetoric ...

Linda S. Myrsiades - Social Science - 2002 - 203 pages
Splitting the Baby is one of the few cultural approaches to the study of abortion. It considers abortion culture in the variety of its faces in American history and law through ...
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Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan

Sean Langdon Malloy - History - 2008 - 233 pages
Looks at the decision-making process and struggle of Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson as he oversaw the American nuclear weapons program during World War II and his ...
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