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Aug 19, 2009 12:34 am

More Noted Things

The Tower of Babel:
  • 72 Medieval Images
  • 72 Early Modern Images
  • 72 Modern Images
  • Hat tip

    "A very special business angel," Economist, 13 August, and Dwight Garner,"Fox Hunter, Party Animal, Leftist Warrior," NYT, 18 August, review Tristram Hunt's Marx's General: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels.

    Patricia Cohen,"A Pivotal Year and a Springboard to the '60s," NYT, 17 August, reviews Fred Kaplan's 1959: The Year Everything Changed.

    Janet Maslin,"On American Shores, a Wave of Immigrants Smuggled in From China," NYT, 16 August, reviews Patrick Radden Keefe's The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream.

    Orlando Patterson,"Race and Diversity in the Age of Obama," NYT, 14 August, finds African Americans as segregated as ever in American private life.

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