09 Apr 2020

Date: 2019

Business & Money

Bubbles & Crashes 

Financial market bubbles are recurring, often painful, reminders of the costs and benefits of capitalism. While many books have studied financial manias and crises, most fail to compare times of turmoil with times of stability. In Bubbles and Crashes, Brent Goldfarb and David A. Kirsch…

Humanities

Making Archives In Early Modern Europe 

European states were overwhelmed with information around 1500. Their agents sought to organize their overflowing archives to provide trustworthy evidence and comprehensive knowledge that was useful in the everyday exercise of power. This detailed comparative study explores cases from Lisbon to Vienna to Berlin in…

Travel

Live a Little 

Lottie has always followed the rules, her life is comfortable and she is – finally, finally – marrying her long-term, reliable, boyfriend Dean. Tina is carefree, wild and, maybe, just a little bit careless. She doesn’t understand Lottie’s obsession with settling down with ‘dull Dean’,…