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Never before published photos of Singapore from the early days of nationhood by an American diplomat based here from 1965-1970. The collection commemorates SG50 and offers a startling contrast to the modern metropolis that is Singapore today.
Shakespeare's religious beliefs are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate. In 1616, the year Shakespeare died, the Jesuit press at the College of St. Omer—then in the Spanish Flanders but now in France—published an edition of poems by the Jesuit martyr Robert Southwell in which the preface, ‘The Author to his loving Cousin,’ was altered to read, ‘To my worthy good cousin Maister W.S.’ from ‘Your loving cousin, R.S.’ Scholars are now wondering whether the recipient of the poems was William Shakespeare.
A new Journal of Evolutionary Biology study provides evidence that physical barriers formed by oceans can influence language diversification.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.
Scottish History For Dummies is a fun and factual exploration of the grand scope of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.
Although June 5, 2014, will mark the 10th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s death, his legacy of being a great leader still resonates. Now, a new book by Dan Quiggle examines the tactics, habits, and principles that made Reagan so effective—and reveals a new leadership template that is applicable throughout all industries and professions.
First World War For Dummies is an accessible and engaging introduction to the ‘War to End All Wars’ for those readers wanting to learn about this fundamental event of the 20th Century.
Scientists are challenging the theory that icebergs made 1912, the year RMS Titanic was lost to the North Atlantic, an exceptionally hazardous year for shipping.
The open air plays of the Ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, Weather reports.
Acclaimed political scientists Norman Ornstein and Jared Diamond explore if tribalism is at the heart of the problem, or if the U.S. is facing a far greater political crisis.
Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines through their local libraries. This is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free to UK libraries under a new initiative, Access to Research.
Clinical Anatomy explores the argument that curators should return bodies to their native communities for burial
Significance reports on how too many 'too-good-to-be-true’ interactions between recurring characters can help reveal if stories are invented or if they are based on a real society
The Man in the Arena includes some of Bogle's classic writings on Vanguard, indexing, the mutual fund industry, corporate governance, and the fiduciary ideal. These ideas have been central to his long career in the mutual fund industry, now spanning more than six decades. The voices of observers from all walks of life who have witnessed his journey add insight and context, creating a unique snapshot of Bogle's lifelong battle to serve investors first.
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Fossilized footprints are oldest known bird tracks in Australia, reports Palaeontology
U.S political experts Rick Wilson and James L. Perry explain the state of the union’s budget problems
New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation
The 50th anniversary of Lewis' death sees the work of this exceptional author as relevant today as ever, and his theological writings, which continue to have a wide and devoted following, remain immensely influential.
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