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  • 41

    On this national day of mourning and in memory of the 41st President of the United States of America, here is the Philip Zelikow’s Foreword from 41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush, edited by Michael Nelson and Barbara A. Perry. The... more >>

  • Shaping a City, Ithaca, New York: A Developer’s Perspective

    At 320 Pages with 115 photographs, published by Cornell Publishing, an Imprint of Cornell University Press, you will find Shaping a City a fascinating behind the scenes look at why and how Ithaca, NY has grown from a mud flat at the head of Cayuga... more >>

  • The Economic Interpretation of History as a Way of Understanding American Politics

    With the publication in 1913 of An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948) became one of the most famous, influential, and controversial historians in America.  His book initiated a trend that... more >>

  • Sharing the News about New York History

    Signed contracts, a press release, a day and time for an announcement —all of the pieces were in place to go public with the news. Cornell University Press was about to tell the world that we would work with the New York State Museum to publish the... more >>

  • How does an ideology win the hearts of people?

    “Prof, can you talk about fascism at a students’ gathering?” I was surprised to receive such an invitation from a student last month, which I happily accepted. I am not an expert of theories of Fascism, but I have many things to say about various... more >>

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