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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

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.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Year 1949 Archives
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  • Total Archives: 307 Items - 52 Books, 96 Articles, 159 Reviews
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      (Review)
      Hitler and His Admirals, by Anthony K. Martienssen
      1. Hitler and His Admirals by Anthony K. Martienssen
      The Saturday Review
      , January 22, 1949, p. 18 - PDF
      1. Hitler and His Admirals by Anthony K. Martienssen
      The Harpers Monthly
      , June 1949, pp. 65-69
    2. The Empire and the Glory (1949) by Fletcher Pratt
      Napoleon Bonaparte, 1800-1806
      4 Reviews, 1 Readable
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      (Review)
      The Bismarck Episode, by Russell Grenfell
      1. The Bismarck Episode by Russell Grenfell
      The Saturday Review
      , July 30, 1949, p. 32 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (Review)
      Red Flannels and Green Ice, by Arthur Pocock
      1. Red Flannels and Green Ice by Arthur Pocock
      The Saturday Review
      , September 17, 1949, p. 19 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (Review)
      No Banners, No Bugles, by Edward Ellsberg
      1. No Banners, No Bugles by Edward Ellsberg
      The Saturday Review
      , October 22, 1949, p. 30 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (26 Reviews)
      The Checklist of Fantastic Literature, by Everett F. Bleiler
      1. The Checklist of Fantastic Literature by Everett F. Bleiler
      2. What Mad Universe by Fredric Brown
      3. John Carstairs, Space Detective by Frank Belknap Long
      4. The Humanoids by Jack Williamson
      5. Pattern for Conquest by George O. Smith
      6. The Incredible Planet by John W. Campbell, Jr.
      7. The Last Space Ship by Murray Leinster
      8. The Kid from Mars by Oscar J. Friend
      9. The Star Kings by Edmond Hamilton
      10. Seven Out of Time by Arthur Leo Zagat
      11. Exiles of Time by Nelson Bond
      12. Triton by L. Ron Hubbard
      13. The Flying Saucer by Bernard Newman
      14. The Big Eye by Max Ehrlich
      15. The Thirty-First of February by Nelson Bond
      16. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
      17. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
      18. Lords of Creation by Eando Binder
      19. The Best Science Fiction Stories, 1949 by E.F. Bleiler and T.E. Dikty
      20. The World Below by S. Fowler Wright
      21. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams
      22. The Web of Easter Island by Donald Wandrei
      23. Worlds of Wonder by Olaf Stapledon
      24. The Homunculus by David H. Keller
      25. Life Everlasting, and Other Tales of Science, Fantasy and Horror by David H. Keller
      26. My Best Science Fiction Story by Leo Margulies and Oscar J. Friend
      The Saturday Review
      , December 24, 1949, pp. 7-8 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Cutlass Empire, by F. Van Wyck Mason
      1. Cutlass Empire by F. Van Wyck Mason
      The Saturday Review
      , April 2, 1949, p. 32 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Mysteries and Adventures Along the Atlantic Coast, by Edward Rowe Snow
      1. Mysteries and Adventures Along the Atlantic Coast by Edward Rowe Snow
      The Saturday Review
      , February 12, 1949, p. 25 - PDF
      1. Mysteries and Adventures Along the Atlantic Coast by Edward Rowe Snow
      The Harpers Monthly
      , February 1949, pp. 63-68
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      (Review)
      The Set of the Sails, by Alan J. Villiers
      1. The Set of the Sails by Alan J. Villiers
      The Saturday Review
      , January 8, 1949, p. 17 - PDF