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The Dzungar army surrenders to Manchu officers of the Qing Dynasty in 1759 in the Ili Valley, now part of China's Xinjiang region, in this painting made several years later by Chinese and Jesuit missionary artists.
May 21, 2015 The think tank's article says professors are miscasting the history of the country's Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). That's big for the Communist Party, which is invested in history — and who interprets it.
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A rare moment of gender parity in philosophy: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre at a Paris cafe in May 1970.
June 17, 2013 Academic philosophy is an outlier within the humanities, with fewer than 20 percent of full-time faculty positions occupied by women. Commentator Tania Lombrozo discusses some recent findings that might help us understand why.
A still from Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. Apparently, the 2006 film was a parable about class, power and food behaviors.
November 9, 2011 Once intellectuals get rolling down the food aisle, who knows where they'll end up. One just ended up in a really dark corner. Here's his latest contribution to our understanding of the subject — a journal article analyzing the "foodways" of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre series.
June 22, 2010 An argument for tough criticism in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
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