Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 3:00am

The tone of a written passage can fully influence how it is comprehended. In today's Academic Minute, the University at Albany's Richard Lachmann is studying the shifting tonality of textbooks especially in their treatment of war. Lachmann is a professor of sociology at Albany, part of the State University of New York System, and author of States and Power (Polity 2010). A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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