Chronicles Magazine July 2016

  • REVIEWS

    Dealing With Hitler

    "Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning" has received exceptional attention and nearly universal praise. Prof. Timothy Snyder’s knowledge of the holocaust is almost encyclopedic.

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  • REVIEWS

    Iron Lady on Her Mettle

    Margaret Thatcher remains the only Conservative prime minister who has become an ism, and her rule will always be remembered for deregulation, the selling off of state assets from telephones and airlines to council housing, and the radical Stock...

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  • REVIEWS

    Books in Brief

    Professor Wilson of Oxford University argues that the history of the Sanctum Imperium Romanum, despite its centrality to the history of Europe and its immense longevity, has commonly been written piecemeal, as the history of its component parts...

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  • EDITORIALS

    The Devil You Know

    Abortion is no longer a “necessary evil” or an “unavoidable tragedy” or any of the other phrases designed both to acknowledge and to hide the reality of the act; today, as another Clinton vies for the highest office in the land, abortion is...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    A Lannister Always Pays

    After twice reading what so far has been available of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and viewing the first five seasons of Game of Thrones, I do not share Douglas Wilson’s impression that these are “rootless entertainment for a...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    One More From the Ace

    Roger McGrath’s excellent account of the career of movie actor/naval aviator Wayne Morris is not quite complete, in that Morris’s service to the Navy and the nation did not end with his discharge in 1945.

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