Andy Swash, Brian Clews, and Andrew Brewer at Birdfair 2015

Birdfair 2015 at Rutland Water, UK

Birdfair 2015, the birdwatcher’s Glastonbury, took place last weekend at Rutland Water, UK.  This year’s event – three days of events and lectures with hundreds of stands for wildlife fans – was hot and thundery.  Princeton University Press and the … [Read More...]

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Bird Fact Friday – How do birds produce such varied songs?

From page 12 of Birds of South America: Passerines: Have you ever stopped to notice the beauty of birdsong? It turns out birds are built for singing! Birds produce sound in the syrinx (as opposed to the larynx, where humans and other mammals … [Read More...]

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Presenting Richard Bourke’s new video discussion of “Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke”

Edmund Burke was arguably one of the most captivating figures in turbulent eighteenth-century life and thought, but studies of the complex statesman and philosopher often reduce him to a one dimensional defender of the aristocracy. Richard Bourke, … [Read More...]

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New Politics 2015 Catalog

Our Politics 2015 catalog is now available. http://press.princeton.edu/catalogs/polisci15.pdf In Sailing the Water’s Edge, Helen V. Milner and Dustin Tingley analyze how the different tools of foreign policy, including foreign aid, … [Read More...]

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Ready for football? Remembering the first game between Princeton and Rutgers

It’s that time of year again! The air is saturated with the promise of cooler days ahead, the leaves are holding their breath, and school is nearly back in session. And that means one thing. Football season will soon be here. More specifically, … [Read More...]

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Introducing the new video trailer for PHISHING FOR PHOOLS by Robert Shiller & George Akerlof

Do you have a weakness? Of course you do. Which means, according to Nobel Prize-winning economists George Akerlof and Robert Shiller, you have probably been "phished" for a "phool." We tend to think of phishing as the invisible malevolence that … [Read More...]