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The authors use hard data and science to debunk a number of common misconceptions surrounding missing children, cell phones, breast implants, AIDS, cancer, radiation, vitamins, and violent crime rates, among many other topics.
Sixteen essays by a group of emerging and established international scholars examine Paris as a thriving transnational arts community during a period of burgeoning global immigration. They address the experiences of important modern artists as well as foreign exiles, immigrants, students and expatriates within the larger trends of international mobility. In doing so, they explore the structures that permitted foreign artists to forge connections within and across national communities and contribute to the development of a hybrid and multivalent modern art.