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Explore a selection of publications by alumni and academics, and books with a link to the University or Cambridge

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Vox Clamatis In Deserto: An Iconoclast Looks At Four Failed Administrations
George Liebmann

This is a collection of 110 short ‘op-ed’ articles written over a 25-year period encompassing the unfortunate Clinton, Bush Jr., Obama and Trump administrations; included are a few longer pieces on welfare, reapportionment, Palestine, and civil rights ‘consent decrees.’ This collection is followed by book reviews of works by Gary Hart, Sarah Binder, Jack Balkin, Hillary Clinton, Gabriel Schoenfeld, Victor Klemperer, Lee Congdon, David Bernstein, Donald Rumsfeld, Susan Hertog, Frederik Logevall, Jonathan Fenby, Frank Costigliola, John Paton Davies, Constance Jordan, H. L.

The Republic Re-engineered
N.U.M. Akramul Kabir Khan

This is a theist world view based social engineering model (of ~600,000 words). It has integrated every aspect of mankind within a unified education/nurturing system based on essential tri-wheeler bipolar human nature: subjective (intuition/faith) and objective (rational and empirical). The sublime vision is: human is neither absolutely free nor absolutely just until s/he becomes absolute (natural) slave of his/her Creator.

15-Minute STEM Book 2
Emily Hunt (Hughes Hall 2009)

15-Minute STEM Book 2 offers a stimulating selection of easy-to-resource STEM activities designed to engage and inspire young learners.

Full of engaging and practical ideas, this innovative resource builds on the success of Emily’s 15-Minute STEM and reassures teachers and parents that they don't need to be experts to deliver high-quality STEM education.

Delw y Byd. A Medieval Welsh Encyclopedia
Natalia Petrovskaia (Peterhouse 2004)

This edition presents extracts from the medieval Welsh encyclopedia Delw y Byd. A medieval Welsh translation of the first book of the Latin encyclopedia known as Imago Mundi, written by Honorius Augustodunensis in the first quarter of the twelfth century, this text is a fine example of the ties between the intellectual world of Europe and Wales in the late-twelfth/early-thirteenth centuries, when the text was translated, ties that brought across the scientific knowledge based on Roman and late antique sources.

Kitty and the Viscount
Philippa Carey

Kitty runs away from home when she is being forced to marry an unsavoury character. She finds refuge as a housemaid in Cherry Hinton where she encounters the viscount who is an alumnus of Trinity Hall. The story ends in the college chapel.

The Missing Major
Philippa Carey

Shortly after WW1, James is mugged and left for dead on the steps of a Methodist Chapel in Ipswich. Taken in by the minister and his daughter he is found to have lost his memory. He falls in love with the minister's daughter, but when his memory comes back, he realises he already has a fiancée living in Newmarket.

The story finishes in the old Heffers bookshop in Petty Cury (now replaced by the Cambridge Lion Yard shopping centre).

Understanding Kidney Diseases
Hugh Rayner (Caius 1975), Mark Thomas, David Milford

This book combines the reference material of a nephrology textbook with the everyday relevance of a clinical handbook. This second edition develops and expands upon the success of the first. All the content has been updated and entirely new chapters on acid-base disorders and stone disease have been added.

Emo: How Fans Defined a Subculture
Judith May Fathallah (Emmanuel 2005)

For many, the word “emo” calls to mind angsty teenagers, shaggy black haircuts, and skinny jeans. A popular music phenomenon in the early 2000s, emo is short for “emotional hardcore,” and refers to both a music genre and a youth scene notable for its androgynous style. Judith May Fathallah pushes beyond the stereotypes and social stigma to explore how online fandom has shaped the definition of emo, with significant implications both for millennial constructs of gender and for contemporary fan studies.

Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them
Seema Yasmin (Hughes Hall 2005)

Can your zip code predict when you will die? Should you space out childhood vaccines? Does talcum powder cause cancer? Why do some doctors recommend e-cigarettes while other doctors recommend you stay away from them? Health information―and misinformation―is all around us, and it can be hard to separate the two. A long history of unethical medical experiments and medical mistakes, along with a host of celebrities spewing anti-science beliefs, has left many wary of science and the scientists who say they should be trusted.

Finding the 'Ring of Truth'
Richard Lyon (Fitzwilliam 1967) and Jean-Yves Le Lan

F/O Ernest Russell Lyon, aged just 21, was shot down in his Spitfire near Ploemeur in France in July 1944 and buried by the Germans in an unidentified grave in Guidel Cemetery.

This is the story of research by Richard Lyon, decades later, aided by local research by French civilians, to establish that the grave was indeed that of F/O Lyon, in the process changing the Standard of Proof (in existence since the end of WW1) required by the authorities for formal grave recognition from “Beyond all Reasonable Doubt” to “By Clear and Convincing Evidence”.