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The American Way of Bombing
Changing Ethical and Legal Norms, from Flying Fortresses to Drones
This volume brings together prominent military historians, practitioners, civilian and military legal experts, political scientists, philosophers, and anthropologists to explore the evolution of ethical and legal norms governing air...



Cornell
A History, 1940–2015
Glenn C. Altschuler, Isaac Kramnick
In their history of Cornell since 1940, Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick examine the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. The book examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, antiapartheid protests, the ups and downs of varsity athletics, the women's movement, the...



Singing Bronze
A History of Carillon Music
Luc Rombouts
Singing Bronze opens up the fascinating world of the carillon, telling the great stories of European and American carillon history.



Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization
Lessons from Empowerment Zones
Michael J. Rich, Michael Rich, Robert P. Stoker
Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker confront the puzzle of why the outcomes achieved by the original Empowerment Zones varied so...



Ninigret, Sachem of the Niantics and Narragansetts
Diplomacy, War, and the Balance of Power in Seventeenth-Century New England and Indian Country
Julie A. Fisher, David J. Silverman
In the first biography of Ninigret, Julie A. Fisher and David J. Silverman assert that he was the most influential Indian leader of his era in southern New...



From Development to Dictatorship
Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era
Thomas C. Field
Thomas C. Field Jr. reconstructs the untold story of USAID's first years in Bolivia, including the country's 1964 military coup...



Fighting Westway
Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City
William W. Buzbee
This informative narrative of environmental, political, and legal conflict describes what really happened during the battles over the Westway highway project, providing a new understanding of how modern legal frameworks shape high stakes regulatory...



The Empire State Building
The Making of a Landmark
John Tauranac
A landmark book on one of the world’s most notable...



Making Good Neighbors
Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia
Abigail Perkiss
Abigail Perkiss tells the remarkable story of West Mount Airy, drawing on archival research and her oral history interviews with residents of this purposefully integrated Philadelphia...



Delivering the People's Message
The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate
Julia R. Azari
Julia R. Azari finds that when the presidency enjoys high public esteem and party polarization is low, mandate rhetoric is less frequent and employs broad...



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