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Stephen Mihm, AHA member and associate professor of history at the University of Georgia, recently reviewed The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America by Margaret O’Mara, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor of History at the University of Washington and a member of the AHA. In the piece for the New York Times, Mihm praised his colleague’s persuasive work in which O’Mara chronicles the rise of Silicon Valley and the region’s relationships with state and federal governments, competing corporations, taxpayers, immigrants, and other key players.