Chronicles Magazine Book Review

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    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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    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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    A Fig From Smyrna

    Jan Chryzostom Cardinal Korec, S.J., was an eyewitness to the 20th century’s most important event: the defeat of Marxism-Leninism in Eastern Europe by the Church established by Jesus Christ.

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    Shine, Republic

    The America First Committee of 1940-41 was the largest antiwar organization (800,000 members) in American history. Although it was founded by a group of Yale law students in the summer of 1940 and never lost its patrician character, it was...

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