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Science  09 Mar 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6380, pp. 1109
DOI: 10.1126/science.aar8692

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What was the cause of Donald Trump's stunning victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. presidential election? Was it the peculiarities of the electoral college? Voter resistance to three-term rule by a single party? Anxiety about illegal immigration? As Niall Ferguson explains in The Square and the Tower, the answer lies largely in one word: networks.