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10 notable books published by Stanford University Press

Stanford University Press has published a diverse and influential portfolio of scholarly work over the past 125 years, including works on U.S. economics, marine biology and the ancient Mayan civilization.

Returning home during Age of Mass Migration

New research by Stanford economist Ran Abramitzky studies Norwegian immigrants to the U.S. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries who chose to return to Europe.

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Why we should start worrying about nuclear fallout

In a Q&A, nuclear security scholar Gabrielle Hecht discusses the consequences of nuclear war, what radioactive contamination would look like today and what damage nuclear activities have already caused.