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shortdoug66 added a title to their For later shelf Apr 06 2019
"With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries, a magnet for transplants from all over the globe. These migrants have brought their hundreds of...
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shortdoug66 added a title to their For later shelf Mar 04 2019
Short-listed for the Phi Beta Kappa Ralph Waldo Emerson Book Award In Ramp Hollow , Steven Stoll offers a fresh, provocative account of Appalachia, and why it matters. He begins with the earliest European settlers, whose desire for vast forests...
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shortdoug66 added a title to their For later shelf Feb 17 2019
"Technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze ancient DNA as never before, and it has become clear--in part from David Reich's own contributions to the field--that genomics is as important a means of understanding the...
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shortdoug66 added a title to their For later shelf Feb 16 2019
On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union's Red Army invaded the young nation-state of Finland, in the full expectation of routing the small, ill-equipped Finnish army and annexing the former Russian territory by the end of the year. But Finland held...
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shortdoug66 added a title to their For later shelf Sep 19 2018
"Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life’s history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature." --...
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