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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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The Nation Archives
By Robert Hatch
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  • The Nation
    Total Archives: 119 Years, 5,668 Issues, 110,129 Articles, 163,670pp
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      (Review)
      Below the Tide, by Penelope Tremayne
      1. Below the Tide by Penelope Tremayne
      The Nation
      , March 14, 1959, p. 233
    2. [+]
      (Review)
      American Writing Today, by Allan Angoff
      1. American Writing Today by Allan Angoff
      The Nation
      , March 9, 1957, p. 219
      1. American Writing Today by Allan Angoff
      The Nation
      , May 17, 1980, p. 584
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      (Review)
      The Decline and Fall of Sex, by Robert Elliot Fitch
      1. The Decline and Fall of Sex by Robert Elliot Fitch
      The Nation
      , June 22, 1957, p. 552
    4. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
      1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
      2. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
      3. The Cultured Man by Ashley Montagu
      The Nation
      , August 30, 1958, p. 97
    5. Books & the Arts 
      1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
      2. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
      3. The Cultured Man by Ashley Montagu
      The Nation
      , March 8, 1971, pp. 309-310
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      (Review)
      The Child Buyer, by John Hersey
      1. The Child Buyer by John Hersey
      The Nation
      , October 8, 1960, p. 231
    7. [+]
      (Review)
      The Myth of the Britannica, by Harvey Einbinder
      1. The Myth of the Britannica by Harvey Einbinder
      The Nation
      , March 23, 1964, p. 303
    8. Books & the Arts 
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      (Review)
      The Country and the City, by Raymond Williams
      1. The Country and the City by Raymond Williams
      The Nation
      , December 3, 1973, p. 597
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      (Review)
      A Passion for Sicilians, by Jerre Mangione
      1. A Passion for Sicilians by Jerre Mangione
      The Nation
      , December 2, 1968, p. 602
    10. [+]
      (Review)
      The Officer from Special Branch, by Tom Lilley
      1. The Officer from Special Branch by Tom Lilley
      The Nation
      , April 12, 1971, p. 471
    11. [+]
      (Review)
      The Cave, by Robert Penn Warren
      1. The Cave by Robert Penn Warren
      The Nation
      , September 12, 1959, p. 138
    12. [+]
      (Review)
      New American Review No. 1, by Theodore Solotaroff
      1. New American Review No. 1 by Theodore Solotaroff
      The Nation
      , October 23, 1967, p. 408
    13. [+]
      (Review)
      The Long Dream, by Richard Wright
      1. The Long Dream by Richard Wright
      The Nation
      , October 25, 1958, p. 297
    14. Books and the Arts 
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      (2 Reviews)
      Memoirs of a Public Baby, by Philip O'Connor
      1. Memoirs of a Public Baby by Philip O'Connor
      2. Doctor No by Ian Fleming
      The Nation
      , June 21, 1958, p. 566
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Detective (1954 Film), by Robert Hamer
      1. The Detective (1954 Film) by Robert Hamer
      2. Carmen Jones (1954 Film) by Otto Preminger
      3. Illicit Interlude (1954 Film) by Ingmar Bergman
      The Nation
      , November 13, 1954, p. 429
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Heart of the Matter (1953 Film), by George More O'Ferrall
      1. The Heart of the Matter (1953 Film) by George More O'Ferrall
      2. The Beachcomber (1954 Film) by Muriel Box
      3. M. Hulot's Holiday (1953 Film) by Jacques Tati
      The Nation
      , November 27, 1954, p. 470
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      (3 Reviews)
      Gate of Hell (1953 Film), by Teinosuke Kinugasa
      1. Gate of Hell (1953 Film) by Teinosuke Kinugasa
      2. An Inspector Calls (1954 Film) by Guy Hamilton
      3. The Country Girl (1954 Film) by George Seaton
      The Nation
      , December 11, 1954, pp. 516-517
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Game of Love (1954 Film), by Claude Autant-Lara
      1. The Game of Love (1954 Film) by Claude Autant-Lara
      2. The Track of the Cat (1954 Film) by William A. Wellman
      3. The Far Country (1955 Film) by Anthony Mann
      The Nation
      , December 25, 1954, p. 557
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      (3 Reviews)
      Romeo and Juliet (1954 Film), by Renato Castellani
      1. Romeo and Juliet (1954 Film) by Renato Castellani
      2. The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954 Film) by Frank Launder
      3. Tonight's the Night (1954 Film) by Mario Zampi
      The Nation
      , January 8, 1955, p. 37