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A Q&A with Richard Alba and Nancy Foner, authors of Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

With immigration at a record high, migrants and their children are a rapidly growing population whose integration needs have never been more important. Shedding new light on questions and concerns, Strangers No More is the first look at immigrant … [Read More...]

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Book Fact Friday – #8 Single Digits

From chapter eight of Marc Chamberland’s Single Digits: How many times should you shuffle a deck of cards so that they’re well-mixed? Gamblers know that three or four times is not sufficient and take advantage of this fact. In 1992, researchers … [Read More...]

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History & Philosophy of Science 2015 Catalog

Our History & Philosophy of Science 2015 catalog is now available. http://press.princeton.edu/catalogs/HPS15.pdf Be sure to check out The Quotable Feynman, a collection of about 500 quotations from Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. … [Read More...]

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#WinnerWednesday: Congratulations, Ellen Wu!

Ellen D. Wu - The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority Finalist for the 2015 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society The Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award is given … [Read More...]

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Medieval Relativisms by John Marenbon

In a commencement speech at Dickinson College yesterday that focused on the virtues of free speech and free inquiry, Ian McEwan referenced the golden age of the pagan philosophers. But from the turn of the fifth century to the beginning of the … [Read More...]

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#MammothMonday: PUP’s pups sound off on How to Clone a Mammoth

The idea of cloning a mammoth, the science of which is explored in evolutionary biologist and "ancient DNA expert" Beth Shapiro's new book, How to Clone a Mammoth, is the subject of considerable debate. One can only imagine what the animal kingdom … [Read More...]

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