Antarctica : the battle for the seventh continent

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Author: Abdel-Motaal, Doaa, author.
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Authority and identity in medieval Islamic historiography : Persian histories from the peripheries

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Author: Hanaoka, Mimi, author.
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Currently held at: DUKE

Be(com)ing a conference interpreter : an ethnography of EU interpreters as a professional community

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Author: Duflou, Veerle, author.
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Becoming friends of time : disability, timefullness, and gentle discipleship

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Author: Swinton, John, 1957- author.
Published: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Bioinformatics challenges at the interface of biology and computer science : mind the gap

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Author: Attwood, Teresa K., author.
Published: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2016.

Currently held at: DUKE

Biological classification : a philosophical introduction

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Author: Richards, Richard A., author.
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Currently held at: DUKE

Biology of life : biochemistry, physiology and philosophy

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Author: Cole, Laurence A., author.
Published: London ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge

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Published: Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

A brief history of entrepreneurship : the pioneers, profiteers, and racketeers who shaped our world

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Author: Carlen, Joe, author.
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Bringing government into the 21st Century : the Korean digital governance experience

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Author: Karippacheril, Tina George, author.
Published: Washington, DC : International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Brown threat : identification in the security state

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Author: Silva, Kumarini, 1972- author.
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Catholicism, identity and politics in the Age of Enlightenment [electronic resource] : the life and career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810

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Author: Lock, Alexander.
Published: Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2016.

Currently held at: DUKE

Compact data structures : a practical approach

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Author: Navarro, Gonzalo, 1969- author.
Published: New York, NY : University of Cambridge, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Embodiment and cultural differences

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Published: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.

Currently held at: DUKE

The miracle of Richfield : the story of the 1975-76 Cleveland Cavaliers

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Author: Gordon, Roger, author.
Published: Kent, Ohio : Black Squirrel Books, [2016]

Currently held at: DUKE

Book Talk: Eric Fair, Author of “Consequence,” Oct. 13

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Author and former Abu Ghraib interrogator speaks out against torture of prisoners

Book Talk: Eric Fair, Author of “Consequence,” Oct. 13

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Author and former Abu Ghraib interrogator speaks out against torture of prisoners

Book Talk: Eric Fair, Author of “Consequence,” Oct. 13

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eric-fair_credit-amy-cramerDate: Thursday, October 13
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library (map)

Eric Fair, an Army veteran, served as an interrogator in Iraq working as a military contractor. He was stationed at the Abu Ghraib prison and in Fallujah in 2004. In his new memoir, Consequence (Henry Holt & Co., 2016), Fair writes about feeling haunted by what he did, what he saw, and what he heard in Iraq, from the beating of prisoners to witnessing the use of sleep deprivation, stress positions, diet manipulation, isolation, and other so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques.”

In this talk, Fair will discuss the fallout from that experience, from a war-strained marriage and a heart transplant to the moral struggle of speaking out publicly against his country’s use of torture on prisoners.

Free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies of the book will be for sale at the event.

More about Eric Fair:

Sponsored by the Duke University Libraries, Duke Human Rights Center@the Franklin Humanities Institute, Forum for Scholars and Publics, and Duke Chapel.

For more information, contact: Aaron Welborn, Director of Communications

Open Source and the Mission of Libraries (The Edge Open Series)

Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio)
West Campus

This talk is made possible by Duke University Libraries' Digital Scholarship Services department and The Edge: The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration, which is hosting a series of events at Duke in 2016-2017 on the theme of Open. With presentations, workshops, and project teams focused on open access, data, publishing, research, scholarship, science, and software, the Libraries offer an opportunity for the Duke community to discuss, learn, reflect, and engage in a changing scholarly landscape that promises to expand the traditional boundaries of academia.

Open Source and the Mission of Libraries (The Edge Open Series)

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Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio)
West Campus

This talk is made possible by Duke University Libraries' Digital Scholarship Services department and The Edge: The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration, which is hosting a series of events at Duke in 2016-2017 on the theme of Open. With presentations, workshops, and project teams focused on open access, data, publishing, research, scholarship, science, and software, the Libraries offer an opportunity for the Duke community to discuss, learn, reflect, and engage in a changing scholarly landscape that promises to expand the traditional boundaries of academia.