Chronicles Magazine Book Review

Causes and Catapults

For over a thousand years, Western civilization was defined by the shifting religious frontier between Christianity and Islam, and the Muslim religion was the ultimate enemy.

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    Some Dare Call It Justice

    According to leading members of the American law professoriate, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, on December 12, 2000, in Bush v. Gore was "lawless and unprecedented," "not worthy of 'respect,'" featured "sickening hypocrisy...

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    The Coming Ordeal

    This latest book by the former secretary of state illustrates the difficulty of separating a piece of writing from its creator (Alan Greenspan on macroeconomics, Bill Gates on information technology, Steven Spielberg on cinematography.

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    Clark's Tale

    Alan Clark, who died in 1999 at the age of 71, was one of the Conservative Party's most iconoclastic, amusing, and controversial—yet thoughtful—figures.

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    Frankly, My Dear

    The publication of Gone With the Wind in 1936 was a major event in publishing—if not literary—history, compounded by the overblown movie of 1939 and by worldwide sales that continue to this day.

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