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News for July, 2014

July 21, 2014

Towards a History of Economic Growth in Africa

Morten Jerven on his book, Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia - now available on OSO.

July 14, 2014

Donor Behaviour and the Future of Humanitarian Action

Global refugee numbers have risen dramatically - what is the future for humanitarian action in this dire scenario? Anne Hammerstad writes on this, and her book The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor.

July 10, 2014

John Calvin’s Prophetic Calling and the Memory

Dr. Jon Balserak on John Calvin and his self-conception, and his book John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet

July 4, 2014

OSO title wins Royal Historical Society award

Sean A. Eddie's Freedom's Price has won the Royal Historical Society's Gladstone Prize.

July 2, 2014

LGBT Pride Month Psychology Reading List

We celebrated Pride Month this June with a collection of OSO free chapters, examining the LGBT experience from a psychological perspective.