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The Venetian Book Tour

Are you spending your holiday in the romantic city of Venice this summer?  We’re not, either.  We have happily entertained fantasies about such a getaway, though, thanks to two recent Yale University Press books about Venetian architecture.  We also recently learned that one of our summer interns spent time in

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The stories behind Dubai’s rise and decline

Last week’s announcement that Dubai World, a corporation owned by the government of the Arab Emirate known for its palm tree-shaped housing developments, would restructure $26 billion in debt sent shockwaves through the financial world. Today, Dubai stocks continued to fall precipitously, indicating that the worst may not yet be

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