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Arts and MindsHow the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Anton Howes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182643
eISBN:
9780691201900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way ... More

The Deportation MachineAmerica's Long History of Expelling Immigrants

The Deportation Machine: America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants

Adam Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182155
eISBN:
9780691201993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182155.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Constant headlines about deportations, detention camps, and border walls drive urgent debates about immigration and what it means to be an American in the twenty-first century. This book traces the ... More

The Joshua GenerationIsraeli Occupation and the Bible

The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible

Rachel Havrelock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198934
eISBN:
9780691201498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198934.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

No biblical text has been more central to the politics of modern Israel than the Book of Joshua. Named after a military leader who became the successor to Moses, it depicts the march of the ancient ... More

The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900

The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900

Theodore M. Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691208428
eISBN:
9780691210520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208428.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the history of statistics from the field's origins in the nineteenth century through to the factors that produced the burst of modern statistical innovation in the early twentieth ... More

Trust in NumbersThe Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life

Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life

Theodore M. Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691208411
eISBN:
9780691210544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208411.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. This book questions ... More

Western Europe's Democratic Age1945-1968

Western Europe's Democratic Age: 1945-1968

Martin Conway

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203485
eISBN:
9780691204604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

What happened in the years following World War II to create a democratic revolution in the western half of Europe? This book provides an innovative new account of how a stable, durable, and ... More

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