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with offices in New York City and Ann Arbor , Michigan . In January 2009, it was announced that JSTOR would merge with ITHAKA, [ 2 ] a non-profit organization founded in 2003 and "dedicated to helping the academic community take full advantage of rapidly advancing information and networking

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History of macroeconomic thought print that page


A generation of economists following Keynes synthesized his theory with neoclassical microeconomics to form the neoclassical synthesis . Keynesian theory originally omitted a theory of price levels and inflation . Later Keynesians adopted the Phillips curve to model price level changes

Normal distribution print that page


In probability theory , the normal (or Gaussian ) distribution is a continuous probability distribution that is often used as a first approximation to describe real-valued random variables that tend to cluster around a single mean value. The graph of the associated probability density

Primary source print that page


In the study of history as an academic discipline, a primary source (also called original source or evidence ) is an artifact, a document, a recording, or other source of information that was created at the time under study. It serves as an original source of information about the topic.

Archaeology print that page


Archaeology studies human history from the development of the first stone tools in eastern Africa 3.4 million years ago up until recent decades. [ 5 ] It is of most importance for learning about prehistoric societies , when there are no written records for historians to study, making up

Vector space print that page

A vector space is a mathematical structure formed by a collection of vectors : objects that may be added together and multiplied ("scaled") by numbers, called scalars in this context. Scalars are often taken to be real numbers , but one may also consider vector spaces with scalar multiplication

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Islam in the United States print that page


From the 1880s to 1914, several thousand Muslims immigrated to the United States from the Ottoman Empire, and from parts of South Asia; they did not form distinctive settlements, and probably most assimilated into the wider society. [ 3 ] Once very small, the Muslim population of the US

Sharia print that page


Muslims believe sharia is God 's law, but they differ as to what exactly it entails. [ 2 ] Modernists, traditionalists and fundamentalists all hold different views of sharia, as do adherents to different schools of Islamic thought and scholarship . Different countries, societies and cultures

Arabic literature print that page


Arabic literature emerged in the 6th century with only fragments of the written language appearing before then. The Qur'an , widely regarded as the finest piece of literature work in the Arabic language , [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] would have the greatest lasting effect on Arabic culture and its literature

Emmy Noether print that pageTimeline of Emmy Noether


She was born to a Jewish family in the Bavarian town of Erlangen ; her father was the mathematician Max Noether . Emmy originally planned to teach French and English after passing the required examinations, but instead studied mathematics at the University of Erlangen , where her father lectured