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Bullied: The Story of an Abuse

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What happens when the defining moment of your life might be a figment of your imagination? How do you understand — and live with — definitive feelings of having been abused when the origin of ...

Building Black: Towards Antiracist Architecture

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Building Black: Towards Antiracist Architecture brings together the forefront of thinking in Black studies and architectural theory. Architecture and urban planning are only recently confronting their constitution of race as a social referent, and their part ...

Warez: The Infrastructure and Aesthetics of Piracy

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When most people think of piracy, they think of Bittorrent and The Pirate Bay. These public manifestations of piracy, though, conceal an elite worldwide, underground, organized network of pirate groups who specialize in obtaining media ...

Vera Lex Historiae? Constructions of Truth in Medieval Historical Narrative

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Writing circa 731 CE, Bede professes in the introduction to his Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum that he will write his account of the past of the English following only vera lex historiae. Whether explicitly or ...

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