Chronicles Magazine February 2004

  • REVIEWS

    The 11th Commandment

    The Geography of Thought is an exercise in cultural polarization that makes two basic claims: There are profound cognitive differences between Westerners and Asians; and these differences have maintained themselves with striking...

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  • REVIEWS

    Mishmash

    To judge from its title, we could reasonably expect this book to be about the growing gulf between women and men. Yet Andrew Hacker, a professor of political science at Queens College, spends much of the book reciting differences between the...

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  • NEWS

    What Empire?

    One tangible effect of all of our recent wars has been a marked proliferation of U.S. military bases around the world. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of countries that host American bases has increased by almost one third, to over 60.

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