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What I Read on Summer Vacation

As we return to work after Labor Day weekend and prepare to settle into a new academic year, the team at Purdue University Press decided to take a little time…

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Think Pro-Actively: What Alexander von Humboldt’s Extraordinary Life and Times Can Teach Us Today

Purdue School of Languages and Cultures Professor (in German Comparative Literature and Film) Beate Allert spoke with Purdue University Press about Alexander von Humboldt: Perceiving the World, a book that…

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Epistolatory Appreciation: The United States Postal Service and the Letters It Delivers

On this date (July 26) in 1775, the United States Postal Service (USPS) was established by the Second Continental Congress, and Benjamin Franklin was named the first Postmaster General. Especially…

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