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Silas Palmer Fellow Uncovers the Socialization of Chinese Schoolchildren Through Maoist Textbooks at Hoover

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Kyle David, a recent Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover Library & Archives and a doctoral candidate in Modern Chinese and World History at the University of California at Irvine, shares his experience of using Maoist textbooks to study the socialization of  schoolchildren during China’s turbulent twentieth century.

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Lily Balloffet, 2015 Silas Palmer Fellowship Recipient and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University's Moises Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Silas Palmer Fellow Lily Balloffet Maps Arab Immigration in Argentina

Friday, July 24, 2015

During her 2015 Silas Palmer research fellowship, Lily Balloffet mapped the movement and influence of Middle Eastern immigrants and their descendants in Argentina from the turn of the century through the 1950s.

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Paul Gregory, organizer of the 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes; James Mulvenon, workshop keynote speaker; and Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of Hoover Institution Library & Archives
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Workshop Keynote Speaker James Mulvenon Discusses Dangers Of Chinese Cyber Attacks Against America

Friday, July 24, 2015

On July 22, Dr. James Mulvenon delivered a lively discussion of US-Chinese cyber relations as the keynote speaker for the Hoover Institution’s 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes.  His lecture described the overwhelming threat of cyber attack against America currently originating in China, and revealed information about counterterrorism measures being taken by the US government against foreign hackers.  

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The Synopsis of the Oral History, by Joe Gould
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Recent New Yorker Article Features Material From Hoover’s Joseph Freeman Papers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s most recent article in The New Yorker, entitled “Joe Gould’s Teeth,” explores the long and mysterious history of Gould’s life and his relationships to the literati of his day, including E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, and, most importantly, the journalist Joseph Mitchell, who first publicized Gould’s purported “Oral History of Our Time” manuscript in the pages of the New Yorker in 1942.

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Polish Visitors to the Hoover Library and Archives
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Polish Visitors To The Hoover Library And Archives

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hoover has welcomed several researchers from Poland this summer, in part thanks to the Silas Palmer Fellowship program inaugurated by the Library and Archives.  The Silas Palmer fellows included Maciej Milczanowski, Michał Przeperski and Nicholas Siekierski. 

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Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead Examines Worldwide Efforts to Control Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Hoover Institution Press today released Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz, a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution.  In this book, Shultz and his coauthors examine worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of nuclear weapons and reactors against catastrophic accidents.

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Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance

In Iraq After America, Rayburn Focuses on Why Iraq Is Too Important to Disregard

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Hoover Institution Press today released Iraq after America by Colonel Joel Rayburn, a contributor to the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.

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In Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents, Thornton Sheds Light on How Increased Democratization Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

STANFORD The Hoover Institution Press today released Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents by Hoover research fellow Bruce Thornton.  This thoughtful book traces the historical process by which American democracy has evolved, discussing past criticisms and showing that those dangers and discontents afflict us today. Thornton argues for the Constitution’s vision of limited government and recovering our forgotten antidemocratic tradition.

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Peregrine: American Immigration in the 21st Century

The Hoover Institution Launches Online Journal About Immigration Reform

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of Peregrine, a new bi-monthly online journal about US immigration policy that provides background facts, surveys, and opinion essays by scholars from a variety of perspectives.

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Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Statement by Hoover Institution Director, John Raisian:

Sunday, June 22, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of Fouad Ajami, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday.

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