Chronicles Magazine Book Review

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    Degrade and Fall

    I was reading Arthur Goldhammer's translation of Maurice Lever's Sade as the Senator Packwood scandal raged on, and although I wouldn't want to draw any unwarranted comparisons between the two bonhommes, the parallels between Ancien RĂ©gime France...

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    The Claims of Community

    This slim book packs quite a punch. Its author requires that, in order to read him, we cast off the distorted language and prepackaged thought we absorb from the hum of the media. Indeed, he wants us to awaken from the slumber which that drone is...

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    Gathering the Desert

    It is ironic that the modern environmentalist movement was founded bv men with whom most modern environmentalists would have nothing to do today: game hunters, many so avid for the chase that they would spend fortunes to collect antlers and skins...

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    Brief Mentions

    The perfect gift for the armchair warrior. The Patton Mind traces the intellectual development of a "profane man of action" who, Roger Nye notes, "left behind the most complete record of exhaustive professional study of any World War II...

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