Money and Politics: The Oldest Connection

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"Revolutionary Men of Letters and the Pursuit of Radical Change: The Views of Burke, Tocqueville, Adams, Madison, and Jefferson" by Susan Dunn, in The William and Mary Quarterly (Oct. 1996), Box 8781, Williamsburg, Va. 23187–8781.

"Finding the Real Center" by Ruy Teixeira, in Dissent (Spring 1997), 521 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1700, New York, N.Y. 10017.

"Capitol Flight" by Jennifer Bradley, in The New Republic (Apr. 7, 1997), 1220 19th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

"The Paradox of Professionalism: Eisenhower, Ridgway, and the Challenge to Civilian Control, 1953–1955" by A. J. Bacevich, in The Journal of Military History (Apr. 1997), Society for Military History, 910 Forbes Rd., Carlisle, Pa. 17013.

"The Selling of American Foreign Policy" by Lawrence F. Kaplan, in The Weekly Standard (Apr. 28, 1997), 1150 17th St. N.W., Ste. 505, Washington, D.C. 20036–4617.

"The Case in Favor of U.S. Nuclear Weapons" by Robert G. Spulak, Jr., in Parameters (Spring 1997), U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa. 17013–5238; "Retired Generals Re-Ignite Debate Over Abolition of Nuclear Weapons" by Craig Cerniello, in Arms Control Today (Nov.–Dec. 1996), 1726 M St. N.W., Ste. 201, Washington, D.C. 20036.

"The New Left Takes Over American Unions" by Joel Kotkin, in The American Enterprise (May–June 1997), 1150 17th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

"Weighing the ‘Burden of "Acting White" ’: Are There Race Differences in Attitudes toward Education?" by Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig, in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (Spring 1997), John Wiley & Sons, 605 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10158.

"Civil Society and the Collapse of the Weimar Republic" by Sheri Berman, in World Politics (Apr. 1997), Bendheim Hall, Princeton, N.J. 08544–1022.

"The Shrinking of Foreign News" by Garrick Utley, in Foreign Affairs (Mar.–Apr. 1997), 58 E. 68th St., New York, N.Y. 10021.

"Raising Caen" by William Powers, in The New Republic (May 12, 1997), 1220 19th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

"Trends in Recent American Philosophy" by Alexander Nehamas, in Daedalus (Winter 1997), Norton’s Woods, 136 Irving St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138.

"The Other Face of the Renaissance" by Jaroslav Pelikan, in The Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Apr. 1997), Norton’s Woods, 136 Irving St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138.

"The Kevorkian Epidemic" by Paul R. McHugh, in The American Scholar (Winter 1997), 1811 Q St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009.

"Painting the Town White—and Green" by Arthur H. Rosenfeld, Joseph J. Romm, Hashem Akbari, and Alan C. Lloyd, in Technology Review (Feb.–Mar. 1997), Bldg. W59, MIT, Cambridge, Mass. 02139.

"Bred in the Bone?" by Alan H. Goodman, in The Sciences (Mar.–Apr. 1997), New York Academy of Sciences, 2 E. 63rd St., New York, N.Y. 10021.

"Seeing through Computers" by Sherry Turkle, in The American Prospect (Mar.–Apr. 1997), P.O. Box 383080, Cambridge, Mass. 02238.

"The Crushing Power of Big Publishing" by Mark Crispin Miller, and "Gutenberg Unbound" by Tom Engelhardt, in The Nation (Mar. 17, 1997), 72 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10011.

"‘It Is Surprising That There Are Any Happy Wives’: The Art Interchange, 1878–1886" by Mary W. Blanchard, in Journal of Women’s History (Fall 1996), Indiana Univ. Press, Journals Division, 601 N. Morton St., Bloomington, Ind. 47404–3797.

"The Catholic Church and Poland’s Return to Europe" by Timothy A. Byrnes, in East European Quarterly (Jan. 1997), Box 29 Regent Hall, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, Colo. 80309.

"Japan’s Aging Economics" by Milton Ezrati, in Foreign Affairs (May–June 1997), 58 E. 68th St., New York, N.Y. 10021.

Book Reviews

WE NOW KNOW: Rethinking Cold War History. By John Lewis Gaddis. Oxford University Press. 425 pp. $30
"ONE HELL OF A GAMBLE": Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1 964. By Aleksandr A. Fursenko and Timothy Naftali. W. W. Norton & Company. 420 pp. $27.50

THE HANDICAP PRINCIPLE. By Amotz Zahavi and Avishag Zahavi. Na'ama Ely, trans.Oxford University Press. 320 pp. $25


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Gil Troy

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William McPherson

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David Levi Strauss

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J. B. Jackson

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Anthony Hecht

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