1. Walking with Horatio Alger (Parts 1-3)

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    A literary ramble through New York, a train ride to Philadelphia's Chinatown, an afternoon spent in a lonely academic library, a drive to a Massachusetts cemetery, and a party with a bunch of kids.…

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    • Walking with Horatio Alger, Part 3

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      Part III in a series about Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick brings me to Philadelphia's Chinatown, a lonely academic library, a Massachusetts cemetery, and a party with a bunch of kids. How can video help…

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      • Walking with Horatio Alger, Part 2

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        A literary ramble through New York City, following the path of Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick.

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        • Walking with Horatio Alger, Part 1

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          Can video bring an old edition of Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick back home—into its original spatial and temporal relationships? The first of a series.

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          • Water, Paper, Law

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            An eighteenth-century Italian treatise on alluvium inspires thoughts about water, law, rare books, and the passage of time.

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            • The Beauty of the Code

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              An interview with Mike Widener of the rare books library at Yale Law School. Mike shares a lovely, small volume of the Napoleonic Code from the Yale collection, and we speculate on the relation between…

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              • The Sound of One Book Clapping

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                Mike Widener, rare books librarian at Yale Law School, knocks on An Abridgement of the Statutes (1481), bound with wooden boards.

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                • Maine Meets Maine

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                  The discovery of a cattle pound in a Maine forest prompts thoughts about the development of law and the state.

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                  • Blackstone Goes Hollywood

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                    How can Blackstone's life and legacy be understood not in strict chronological terms but rather in terms of plots drawn from traditional Hollywood genres? A discussion of Blackstone's Commentaries…

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                    • Apple & Quill Presents Book Arts at Burke with Andrew Rippeon January 29, 2014

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                      Hamilton College's Burke Library presents Apple & Quill: Creative Arts at Burke, a creative arts series focusing on creative writing, music, and the visual arts. With support from Hamilton’s Digital…

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