Current Affairs

Marshes receiving a flood of reviews

William Burt’s Marshes: The Disappearing Edens is receiving several nods in the media recently, with the most recent appearing in August’s Science magazine. “Burt has been stalking shy inhabitants (especially rails, bitterns, grebes, and gallinules) of North America’s grassy wetlands with his camera…He also reflects on the marshes he has

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China’s Military Celebrates 80th Anniversary

From the AP Wire — BEIJING: Past and present Chinese leaders appeared together on army day Wednesday, celebrating the founding of the People’s Liberation Army in a striking show of unity ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this year. Former President and party chief Jiang Zemin, seldom seen

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August is…

The first of August brings several memorable events and many new releases from Yale University Press. Did you know….August is National Immunization Awareness Month? According to the CDC, National Immunization Awareness Month was recognized to “increase awareness about immunizations across the life span, from infants to the elderly. August is

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 8

Episode 8 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 8, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Michael Makovsky about Winston Churchill’s views on Zionism, (2) Tennant Bagley about the controversy surrounding a KGB defector in the early 1960s, and (3) Emily Cockayne about urban nuisances people suffered in

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“The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” starts today

Today marks the start of the annual EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, WI. From demonstrations to new innovations, airplane rides to stunt shows, this weeklong event draws enthusiasts from all over the world, with over 750,000 attendees, making it the largest aviation event in the world. For aviation lovers and history

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Yale loves summer reading –new titles added to our Online Sale

We’ve just launched our Best of Summer Reading site at Yale University Press! Our new page features a host of titles perfect to slip right in your beach bag as you head out to enjoy the sun and surf. Delve into Tennent H. Bagley’s Spy Wars and uncover details from

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Spy Wars author Tennent “Pete” H. Bagley in the news

This week, The Washington Times and the New York Post are reporting on the recent cancellation of Tennent “Pete” H. Bagley’s scheduled appearances at the International Spy Museum and the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC. Bagley, a former CIA officer, is the author of Spy Wars: Moles, Mysteries and

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Show Notes for the June 2007 Episode of the Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. It must be summer. I’ve spent the better part of an hour trying to figure out how to start these show notes, but I find my attention being drawn out my window and towards the early evening midsummer sunlight, lamenting

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Remembering the Six-Day War: 40 years later

June 5, 1967 marks the 40th anniversary of the Six Year War, the start of an armed conflict between Israel and the Arab states, Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Fearing an imminent invasion, Israel launched a preemptive air attack on Egypt in June 1967 and it achieved such staggering devastation that

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June is Vision Research Month

The first of June ushers in Vision Research Month which recognizes the accomplishments of vision research and recognizing the ongoing challenges and significant progress in discovering cures for many ocular diseases and disorders. One common eye ailment that has been receiving recent attention from the medical community is dry eye. 

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