Chronicles Magazine Book Review

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    The Future of the Jews

    That Americans of different ethnic or religious origins intermarry surprises no oneā€”half of Japanese-Americans, more than half of all Catholics, nearly three-quarters of Italian-Americans, 84 percent of Polish-Americans, and so on.

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    The Condottiere

    We live in an age when biography flourishes, contrary to earlier expectations. The reason for this is the decline of the novel and the rise of popular interest in all kinds of history, and biography belongs within history.

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    Naomi's Secret

    Naomi Wolf is nice. She is attractive, she has a daughter, she is even married. To a man. A far cry from the rabid man-haters associated with modern-day feminism. Her voice has been hailed as one of moderation; she celebrates "power feminism,"...

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    A Man for His Time

    Charles Hamilton Houston, dean of the Howard Law School, taught his students to view law as an instrument of social engineering, and Thurgood Marshall, one of Houston's top students in the early 1950's, never forgot this basic lesson.

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