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Westphalia Press titles include older texts which teachers find useful for comparative purposes, as they often show the changing attitudes through the years to such issues as race, religion, theses about the sciences and social sciences. Both original and “golden oldies” reprint suggestions are warmly welcome. Our Policy Studies Organization journals and conferences, which are offered hybrid as f2f and virtual, are also helpful in building curriculum.