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Title: On compromise and rotten compromises Author: Avishai Margalit Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010 Check it Out: BJ1431 .M28 2010 From the Publisher: When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten...
It can be said that Renee Cherow-O’Leary, Founder and President of Education for the 21st Century, began -- to use her expression --by “mining the zeitgeist” or spirit of the age.  With enthusiasm she exhibited a stack of modern magazines, citing examples of ...
Frederick Ferris Thompson Memorial Hall, opened in 1894, was the first facility in Morningside Heights to provide advanced physical education facilities for women students according to Andrew S. Dolkart's Morningside Heights: A History of Its Architecture and Development. Wome...
From the third floor landing I hear a surprising, yet bewitchingly familiar piece: Hitchcock’s Marionette Theme, aka Charles Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette. Fingers nimbly pluck the strings of the violin, viola, and cello like master puppeteers rhythmically walking a Lafleur, Guignol, or Pulcinella across the stage. Mahoga...
This virtual research guide is intended to provide an overview of key library resources and services of use to students in the Department of Arts and Humanities; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting resea...
The opening of Whittier Hall in 1901 solved a serious problem for Teachers College by providing dormitory facilities for the single young women who flocked to New York from all over the country to take courses. It was not socially acceptable for young women to live on their own and boardinghouses in respectable neighborhoods were expensive.  The Whitti...
Google gets a lot of questions. Just try typing one of the five Ws (and one H) into Google and seeing what auto-completes. I think most of us, like Scotty...
Use the familiar Google search to search for the full text of scholarly articles available through Teachers College and  Columbia University Libraries. Start at the Google Scholar search page. To limit your search to local resources, first click on "Scholar Preferences." Interface Language