Chronicles Magazine February 1996

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Aunt Jemima

    Aunt Jemima, the jovial and plump woman who for decades graced the pancake mix cartons, was replaced a few years ago by a younger, slimmer figure, who was nevertheless identifiable as someone who could have been the niece of the original.

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    Broad Political Views

    Wendell Berry's new essay collection, Another Turn of the Crank, gives definition to broad political views that the author has previously left obscure. Regarding foreign trade, for example, he asks: "How can any nation or region justify the...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Environmentalism

    We who look to Chronicles for some cogent commentary on our environmental dilemmas aren't getting enough from Chilton Williamson, Jr. Not that those campfire meditations, gut-wrenching elk hunts, and encounters with the West's fast-vanishing...

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