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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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