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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.

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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.

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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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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

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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.

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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.

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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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    1. Books in Brief 
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      While Time Remains, by Leland Stowe
      1. While Time Remains by Leland Stowe
      The Forum
      , October 1946, p. 360 - PDF
    2. Books in Brief 
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Happy Profession, by Ellery Sedgwick
      1. The Happy Profession by Ellery Sedgwick
      2. The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds by Ferris Greenslet
      The Forum
      , November 1946, pp. 456-457 - PDF
      1. The Happy Profession by Ellery Sedgwick
      2. The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds by Ferris Greenslet
      The Forum
      , September 1, 1945 - PDF
      1. The Happy Profession by Ellery Sedgwick
      2. The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds by Ferris Greenslet
      The Forum
      , October 1, 1945 - PDF
      1. The Happy Profession by Ellery Sedgwick
      2. The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds by Ferris Greenslet
      The Forum
      , November 1, 1945 - PDF
      1. The Happy Profession by Ellery Sedgwick
      2. The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds by Ferris Greenslet
      The Forum
      , December 1, 1945 - PDF
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      (16 Reviews)
      Unwritten Treaty, by James P. Warburg
      1. Unwritten Treaty by James P. Warburg
      2. Marching Blacks by Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
      3. Justice and Social Order by Emil Brunner
      4. Al Smith, American: An Informal Biography by Frank Graham
      5. Steelways of New England by Alvin F. Harlow
      6. A Benjamin Franklin Reader by Nathan G. Goodman and Benjamin Franklin
      7. Fighting Divisions by E.J. Kahn, Jr. and Henry McLemore
      8. Chungking Listening Post by Mark A. Tennien
      9. The Story of the Second World War by Henry Steele Commager
      10. It's Tomorrow Out Here by Max Miller
      11. The Great Pacific Victory by Gilbert Cant
      12. My Yankee Paris by Herbert E. French
      13. Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque
      14. Twelve Stories by Steen Steensen Blicher
      15. My True Love by Darwin L. Teilhet
      16. The King's General by Daphne du Maurier
      The Forum
      , March 1946, pp. 652-656 - PDF
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      One World---or None, by Dexter Masters and Katharine Way
      1. One World---or None by Dexter Masters and Katharine Way
      2. Political Reconstruction by Karl Loewenstein
      3. To Whom Palestine? by Frank Gervasi
      4. The Story of the Jewish Legion by Vladimir Jabotinsky
      5. The Autobiography of William Allen White by William Allen White
      6. General George S. Patton, Jr., Man Under Mars by James Howard Wellard
      7. Battle Report: The Atlantic War by Walter Karig, Earl Burton, and Stephe...
      8. Burma Surgeon Returns by Gordon S. Seagrave
      9. Woman as Force in History by Mary R. Beard
      10. My Africa by Mbonu Ojike
      11. African Journey by Eslanda Goode Robeson
      12. Voodoo in New Orleans by Robert Tallant
      13. Cloak and Dagger by Corey Ford and Alastair MacBain
      14. In the Blazing Light by Max White
      15. The Single Pilgrim by Mary Roland
      16. My Lady of Cleves by Margaret Campbell Barnes
      17. The Lance of Longinus by Prince Hubertus zu Lowenstein
      The Forum
      , May 1946, pp. 842-846 - PDF
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      (16 Reviews)
      Top Secret, by Ralph Ingersoll
      1. Top Secret by Ralph Ingersoll
      2. My Three Years with Eisenhower by Harry C. Butcher
      3. General Wainwright's Story by Jonathan M. Wainwright and Robert Con...
      4. Experiment in Germany by Saul K. Padover
      5. Diary of a Kriegie by Edward W. Beattie, Jr.
      6. Guerrilla Padre in Mindanao by James Edward Haggerty
      7. The Messenger: The Life of Mohammed by Ronald V.C. Bodley
      8. And Another Thing by Howard Spring
      9. How to Grow Old Disgracefully by Norman Anthony
      10. Success on the Small Farm by Haydn S. Pearson
      11. The Intruders by Robert Bright
      12. The Golden Coin by Lin Tai-yi
      13. Peony by Keith West
      14. The Bulwark by Theodore Dreiser
      15. Country Heart by Isabel Dick
      16. Tempered Blade by Monte Barrett
      The Forum
      , June 1946, pp. 932-936 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Missouri Compromise, by Tristram Coffin
      1. Missouri Compromise by Tristram Coffin
      The Forum
      , July 1947, p. 54 - PDF
    7. Books in Brief 
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      (2 Reviews)
      By Vote of the People, by Willis J. Ballinger
      1. By Vote of the People by Willis J. Ballinger
      2. The Servile State by Hilaire Belloc
      The Forum
      , December 1946, pp. 550-552 - PDF
    8. Books in Brief 
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      (2 Reviews)
      China and America, by Foster Rhea Dulles
      1. China and America by Foster Rhea Dulles
      2. Wrath in Burma by Fred Eldridge
      The Forum
      , July 1946, pp. 72-73 - PDF
    9. Books in Brief 
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      (Review)
      The First Freedom, by Morris L. Ernst
      1. The First Freedom by Morris L. Ernst
      The Forum
      , April 1946, pp. 746-747 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      The United States in World Affairs, 1945-1947, by John C. Campbell
      1. The United States in World Affairs, 1945-1947 by John C. Campbell
      2. America in Our Time, 1896-1946 by Dwight L. Dumond
      The Forum
      , October 1947, pp. 245-246 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Leo Tolstoy, by Ernest J. Simmons
      1. Leo Tolstoy by Ernest J. Simmons
      2. Balzac by Stefan Zweig
      The Forum
      , February 1947, pp. 165-166 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      William Allen White's America, by Walter Johnson
      1. William Allen White's America by Walter Johnson
      2. American Memoir by Henry Seidel Canby
      The Forum
      , November 1947, pp. 310-311 - PDF
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      Two Worlds, by William B. Ziff
      1. Two Worlds by William B. Ziff
      2. Russia on the Way by Harrison E. Salisbury
      3. A Few Brass Tacks by Louis Bromfield
      The Forum
      , September 1946, pp. 266-267 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      An Essay on Morals, by Philip Wylie
      1. An Essay on Morals by Philip Wylie
      2. Philosopher's Quest by Irwin Edman
      The Forum
      , May 1947, pp. 458-459 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Gandhi and Stalin, by Louis Fischer
      1. Gandhi and Stalin by Louis Fischer
      The Forum
      , December 1947, p. 374 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      World Order: Its Intellectual and Cultural Foundations, by F. Ernest Johnson
      1. World Order: Its Intellectual and Cultural Foundations by F. Ernest Johnson
      2. Civilization and Group Relationships by R.M. MacIver
      The Forum
      , February 1946, pp. 556-557 - PDF