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Peter Jackson examines the Mongol conquest of the the Middle East.
Peter Jackson examines the Mongol conquest of the the Middle East

The Mongols and the Islamic World from Conquest to Conversion

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Yale University Press
yesterday at 14:39. Facebook
On August 21, there will be a total solar eclipse across much of the US. We couldn't wait that long, so we had astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni on the podcast to talk about the science and cultural history of eclipses. Plus, he has some tips for watching the one this summer.

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On August 21 there will be a total solar eclipse across much

The Science and Mystery of Solar Eclipses

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Yale University Press
yesterday at 14:00. Facebook
Not all songs feature a chronological narrative. Here are five songs and one album courtesy of Adam Bradley, author of The Anthology of Rap and The Poetry of Pop, that disrupt musical convention.

Five Songs (and One Album) that Disrupt Narrative Chronology, a playlist by raplabboulder on Spotify

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Yale University Press
04/26/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Read the story of one of the pioneers of American literature, the first American to support himself by writing novels.
Read the story of one of the pioneers of American literature the

The First Professional American Novelist | Yale Press Log

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Yale University Press
04/26/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
If you like the Voynich Manuscript, you'll love the Voynich Symphony, a new full-scale work by Hannah Lash that will have its world premiere on May 4th in Woolsey Hall with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra!
If you like the Voynich Manuscript youll love the Voynich Symphony a

Dvorak, Sibelius & Lash – New Haven Symphony Orchestra

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Yale University Press
04/25/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
On occasion of National Sleep Awareness Week, Dr. Meir Kryger, author of "The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night’s Rest Is Vital to a Better, Healthier Life," spoke with WNPR's Where We Live on the impact of not getting enough sleep and other sleep-related trends.
On occasion of National Sleep Awareness Week Dr Meir Kryger author of

The "Mystery" And Value Of A Good Night's Sleep

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Yale University Press
Yale University Press
04/25/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
Environmentalists are now confronted with a hostile takeover of the institution, the state, in which they have placed so much of their hopes.

Yet environmentalism may survive this moment with unexpected vigor, because the American environmental tradition at its most ambitious has also aspired to change hearts and minds as well as to pass laws.

Finding the Future of Environmentalism in its Past | Yale Press Log

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Laura Jean
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Yale University Press
04/25/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of "The Chessboard & the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World", talked with NPR's On Point about the French elections, Marine Le Pen, and the need to embrace connections, not borders.
AnneMarie Slaughter author of The Chessboard the Web Strategies of Connection in

A Big Call To Re-Connect With The Global Order

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Yale University Press
04/25/2017 at 13:10. Facebook
"During the Cold War, Western leaders offered a robust defense of their values in the face of an existential totalitarian challenge. Today, while the threats to freedom may be more diffuse, they are no less potent, and yet moral relativism and self-doubt sap Western will at every turn. The consequences of such abdication are dire."
During the Cold War Western leaders offered a robust defense of their

The EU Was Formed as a Bulwark Against Fascism. What Will It Mean If It...

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Yale University Press
04/24/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
Everyone needs a good night’s sleep, and many of us will experience some difficulty sleeping or staying awake. Using his extensive experience in the field, Dr. Meir Kryger, author of "The Mystery of Sleep," provides an overview to the world of sleep and the mysterious disorders that affect it.
Everyone needs a good nights sleep and many of us will experience

Meir Kryger: "The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night's Rest Is Vital...

Everyone needs a good night’s sleep, and many of us will experience some difficulty sleeping or staying awake. Dr. Kryger’s latest book The Mystery...

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Yale University Press
04/24/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
From Kelis to Sinatra: Six Ghost Rhymes, courtesy of Adam Bradley, author of The Anthology of Rap and The Poetry of Pop.

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Six Ghost Rhymes, a playlist by raplabboulder on Spotify

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Yale University Press
Yale University Press
04/24/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
As Marshall McLuhan famously said, "The medium is the message."
As Marshall McLuhan famously said "The medium is the message"
Yale University Press
Yale University Press
04/24/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Alan Allport examines the statistics of the draft and the experiences of combatants in the two world wars.
Alan Allport examines the statistics of the draft and the experiences of

A Sociological Look at World War Combat

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John Francis
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Yale University Press
04/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Rhyming in songs is not always easy, but here's a Spotify playlist courtesy of Adam Bradley, author of The Anthology of Rap and The Poetry of Pop, with songs that effectively rhyme "Moon" with "June".

Fifteen Lyrics that Effectively Rhyme "Moon" with "June", a playlist by raplabboulder on Spotify

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Yale University Press
04/22/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
In "The End of Europe," James Kirchick argues that "America’s political crisis is part of a larger crisis of democratic liberalism and institutional legitimacy that stretches from Seattle to Athens."
In The End of Europe James Kirchick argues that Americas political crisis

Why Europe is Falling Apart

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Yale University Press
04/21/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
A closer look at Hitler’s architect and right-hand man.
A closer look at Hitler’s architect and righthand man

Architect of the Holocaust

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Michael Byrne
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Yale University Press
04/21/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
In recent years, companies have begun to offer women incentives to freeze their eggs and delay pregnancy in order to advance professionally. But this practice is far from neutral, argue Mary Ann Mason and Tom Ekman in "Babies of Technology," because it avoids the real issue: the failure of the workplace to accommodate mothers.
In recent years companies have begun to offer women incentives to freeze

No, Companies Shouldn’t Pay Women to Freeze Their Eggs

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Robert Bechtle, #photorealism, #Degas, and factualism in this excerpt from a forthcoming book by #arthistorian Joshua Shannon

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Robert Bechtle photorealism Degas and factualism in this excerpt from a forthcoming

The Modern Experience of Surfaces (sneak peek)

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Now that the Trump administration has said it will conduct a 90-day review of whether lifting sanctions on Iran — as required by the nuclear deal — will be in line with American national security interests, Trita Parsi, author of Losing an Enemy, discusses how the United States and Iran are sliding dangerously back to a path toward war.
Now that the Trump administration has said it will conduct a 90day

Opinion | The Coming Crisis With Iran

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A former Israeli ambassador takes a look at the history of the Syrian crisis.
A former Israeli ambassador takes a look at the history of the Syrian crisis

The Backdrop of the Crisis in Syria

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