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Japanese historians contest textbook’s description of ‘comfort women

Washington Post

TOKYO — A group of Japanese historians and academics is urging McGraw-Hill, the American publisher, to “correct” a college textbook that they say contains “many erroneous expressions” about sex slaves used by Japanese soldiers during World War II. 753 more words

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Textbooks are expensive and heavy for university and college students. Do we need them anymore?

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Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction

Recently, McGraw Hill Construction released a report that speaks to the top causes of uncertainty in building and construction projects as it effects the schedule and cost of the projects. 94 more words


Japan's attempt to dispute wartime history raises questions about academic freedom: U.S. scholar

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (Yonhap) — Japan’s attempt to dispute the long-established historical fact about the country’s sexual enslavement of Asian women during World War II raises “serious concerns” about academic freedom in the country, an American scholar said Thursday. 547 more words


National Book Store: Nonfiction Bestsellers (February 2015)

This Month Last Month Title and Author 1 Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth I am here for? (Expanded Edition) by Rick Warren 2 The Way of Humility… 79 more words
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Testing for More and More Profits is Why There's a Teacher Shortage: An open letter to America from a public school teacher

Only in the United States can every kindergarten through twelfth grade public school child be turned into a profit making commodity and have the complete process of doing so be labeled “educational reform,” despite the fact that this process has nothing to do with improving the education of children. 652 more words

Re-Thinking the “Best B2B Advertisement of the 20th Century”

In 1958, Gilbert Morris – an account executive at the Fuller Smith & Ross ad agency – created the, “I don’t know who you are,” business-to-business advertisement for McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. 218 more words