November 2008 Entries
Alexander Turnbull Library historical photographs available in Flickr
A panel of three internationally acclaimed authors and experienced literary judges named Filipino author Miguel Syjuco winner of the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel Ilustrado, a fictional account of a young Filipino caught within a notorious scandal spanning over the Philippine history.
CQ Weekly's cover story examines the issues faced by President-elect Barack Obama.
The 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War has been marked by the The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre by the availability online of a number texts relating to New Zealand's role in the conflict. These First World War volumes concentrate almost exclusively on the activities of the troops on the battlefields.
JSTOR was founded in 1995 and initially had an archive of 50 journals. New content has been added constantly since then, and the collection now has more than 770 journals, with many more planned.
Economic growth of recent decades has benefitted the rich more than the poor.