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A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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Year 1957 Archives
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  • Total Archives: 1,008 Items - 15 Books, 6 Chapters, 299 Articles, 685 Reviews, 3 Poems
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    1. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      Days of the Phoenix, by Van Wyck Brooks
      1. Days of the Phoenix by Van Wyck Brooks
      National Review
      , March 23, 1957, p. 288
    2. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      The Vanishing Hero, by Sean O'Faolain
      1. The Vanishing Hero by Sean O'Faolain
      National Review
      , September 28, 1957, p. 283
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      (Review)
      The Sovereign States, by James Jackson Kilpatrick
      1. The Sovereign States by James Jackson Kilpatrick
      The Freeman
      , July 1957, pp. 55-58 - PDF
    4. Books in Review 
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      Ford: Expansion and Challenge, 1915-33, by Allan Nevins and Frank Ernest Hill
      1. Ford: Expansion and Challenge, 1915-33 by Allan Nevins and Frank Ernest Hill
      National Review
      , November 23, 1957, p. 475
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      (Review)
      Alexander Hamilton in the American Tradition, by Louis M. Hacker
      1. Alexander Hamilton in the American Tradition by Louis M. Hacker
      The Freeman
      , August 1957, pp. 59-61 - PDF
    6. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      Religion and the Rise of Capitalism, by R.H. Tawney
      1. Religion and the Rise of Capitalism by R.H. Tawney
      National Review
      , August 3, 1957, p. 135
    7. A Reviewer's Notebook 
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      The Development of Constitutional Guarantees of Liberty, by Roscoe Pound
      1. The Development of Constitutional Guarantees of Liberty by Roscoe Pound
      The Freeman
      , May 1957, pp. 56-58 - PDF
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      Professional Amateur, by T.A. Boyd
      1. Professional Amateur by T.A. Boyd
      The Freeman
      , June 1957, pp. 59-62 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power, by Karl A. Wittfogel
      1. Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power by Karl A. Wittfogel
      The Freeman
      , October 1957, pp. 56-59 - PDF
    10. Books in Review 
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      The Life of Hilaire Belloc, by Robert Speaight
      1. The Life of Hilaire Belloc by Robert Speaight
      National Review
      , July 20, 1957, pp. 91-92
    11. Books in Review 
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      Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong, by Lawrence Lessing
      1. Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong by Lawrence Lessing
      National Review
      , January 19, 1957, p. 68
      1. Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong by Lawrence Lessing
      National Review
      , March 2, 1957, pp. 201-202
    12. National Review Reader (1957) by John Chamberlain
      1 Review, 1 Readable
      1. Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong by Lawrence Lessing
      National Review
      , April 6, 1957, pp. 327-329
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      Labor Union Monopoly, by Donald R. Richberg
      1. Labor Union Monopoly by Donald R. Richberg
      The Freeman
      , September 1957, pp. 60-64 - PDF
    14. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      The Papers of Christian Gauss, by Katherine Gauss Jackson, Hiram Haydn,...
      1. The Papers of Christian Gauss by Katherine Gauss Jackson, Hiram Haydn,...
      National Review
      , February 9, 1957, p. 140
    15. Books in Review 
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      The Men Who Made the Nation, by John Dos Passos
      1. The Men Who Made the Nation by John Dos Passos
      National Review
      , February 23, 1957, p. 187
    16. Books in Review 
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      Potter on America, by Stephen Potter
      1. Potter on America by Stephen Potter
      National Review
      , May 25, 1957, p. 502
    17. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      John Foster Dulles, 1888-1959, by John Robinson Beal
      1. John Foster Dulles, 1888-1959 by John Robinson Beal
      National Review
      , May 11, 1957, p. 454
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      Recent Changes in American Constitutional Theory, by John W. Burgess
      1. Recent Changes in American Constitutional Theory by John W. Burgess
      The Freeman
      , March 1957, pp. 59-62 - PDF