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Media Roundtable Focuses On Korea Nuclear Summit, National Security

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured insightful policy discussions on American foreign affairs between journalists and top scholars.

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Hearing on the Long Arm of China
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History Matters: A Fellow Makes Sense Of China’s Present Through Its Past

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Glenn Tiffert, a Visiting Fellow, is among a new breed of historians who are marshalling digital technologies and the tools of data science to probe the past.  A specialist on twentieth-century China, he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and taught at the University of Michigan...

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Nana Osei-Opare
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‘Forward Ever’: Post-Colonial Capitalism And Socialism In Ghana, 1957-1966

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

On March 6, 1957, the first African socialist revolution commenced. With an estimated population of six million, the tiny new country, Ghana, captivated the globe’s attention. Its first prime minister, Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972), confidently claimed that Ghana would “show that after all the black man [wa]s capable of managing his own affairs.”

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Hoover Workshop Spotlights Political Economy

Monday, June 11, 2018

When Hoover historian Jennifer Burns approached the challenge of organizing a new workshop several years ago, the thinking was big picture and collaborative: embrace scholarly interest on the wide-ranging subject of political economy.

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New Hoover Press book examines technology and a ‘disrupted’ society

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Beyond Disruption: Technology’s Challenge to Governance, George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today’s global society.

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Unstable Majorities: Correcting Misconceptions Of The American Electorate

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Stanford

In the wake of the 2016 election, one of the most commonly held assumptions in American politics is that voters are more polarized than ever. But in Unstable Majorities, released by the Hoover Press, Morris Fiorina brings research and historical context to the discussion of the American electorate and its voting patterns, and he corrects misconceptions about polarization, voter behavior, and political parties.

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Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery
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Invisible Slaves: The Victims And Perpetrators Of Modern-Day Slavery

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Stanford

As Congress recently introduced and passed legislation that uses $50 million in federal money aimed at ending forced labor and human trafficking, the Hoover Institution Press releases Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery

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Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

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Milton Friedman On Freedom: Selections From The Collected Works Of Milton Friedman Assembles Friedman’s Essays On Freedom In One volume

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Stanford, CA

The Hoover Institution Press today released Milton Friedman on Freedom: Selections from the Collected Works of Milton Friedman, a collection of fifteen of Friedman’s essays on the subject of freedom. The book, edited by Robert Leeson and Charles G. Palm and featuring a Foreword by John B. Taylor, represents the first and only collection of his writings capturing all his views on freedom. As part of an online collection, The Collected Works of Milton Friedman website features more than 1,500 digital items, including articles, speeches, lectures, television appearances, by and about Milton Friedman.

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Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture
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Hammer, Sickle, And Soil: The Soviet Drive To Collectivize Agriculture

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Stanford

As Russia marks one hundred years since the revolution, the Hoover Institution Press releases Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture.

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