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News and reviews for Kiernan’s Blood and Soil

Reviewers are finding Ben Kiernan’s newest book, Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur, to be an engaging look at an important and timely subject. In a review for the October 8th issue of The New Republic, Michael Ignatieff calls Blood and Soil

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Russia’s Defense Ministry confirms Soviet sorties over Dimona in 1967

Last Friday the Jerusalem Post published an article citing a recent statement made by chief spokesman of Russia’s Air Force, Colonel Aleksandr Drobyshevsky, who publicly acknowledged a major historical detail related to the 1967 Arab-Israeli War (Six Days’ War). The detail refers to reconnaissance flights over Israel, specifically one flight

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Show Notes for Episode 8 (July 2007) of the Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. One of the reasons I have been asked to write up these show notes is to give listeners a behind the scenes view of what goes on in the production of an episode. Recently, it has been a bit dull

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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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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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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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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 7

Episode 7 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 7, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez about Foxbats over Dimona, (2) Amitai Etzioni about a new direction in American foreign policy, and (3)  Gregg Mitman about how allergies have affected American society since

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 6

Episode 6 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Nayan Chanda of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization about the historical forces at play in globalization, (2) Harold Cook about how the growing international trading power of

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Bloggers weigh in on Allawi’s Daily Show interview

Ali Allawi, author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday to dicuss his recent and much anticipated book. Allawi and his book have received extensive attention in the print media and now, prompted by Wednesday’s TV interview,

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Show Notes for Episode 5, “Our World”

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast Although it should not come as a surprise, I am a bit of a news junkie. It would be hard to do these shows if I weren’t. (I am a closet political junkie as well, but I will deny it

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