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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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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

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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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  • The Education of a Diplomat (1938) by Hugh R. Wilson
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
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      (Review)
      The Education of a Diplomat, by Hugh R. Wilson
      1. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
      The Saturday Review
      , April 16, 1938, p. 18 - PDF
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      (Review)
      The Education of a Diplomat, by Hugh R. Wilson
      1. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
      The Nation
      , April 2, 1938, p. 391
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      (5 Reviews)
      The River, by Pare Lorentz
      1. The River by Pare Lorentz
      2. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
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      4. A Mirror to Geneva by George E. Slocombe
      5. The Prayers of the Missal by C.C. Martindale
      Commonweal
      , March 25, 1938, pp. 614-616
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      (11 Reviews)
      Nonfiction
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      2. Portraits of a Lifetime by Jacques-Emile Blanche
      3. The Summing Up by W. Somerset Maugham
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      5. Helen's Tower by Harold G. Nicolson
      6. I, William Shakespeare by Leslie Hotson
      7. Children of the Rising Sun by Willard Price
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      9. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
      10. A Poet's Life by Harriet Monroe
      11. The River by Pare Lorentz
      Scribners
      , May 1938, p. 85 - PDF
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      (18 Reviews)
      Dancer in Madrid, by Janet Riesenfeld
      1. Dancer in Madrid by Janet Riesenfeld
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      4. Hotel in Spain by Nancy J. Johnstone
      5. The Brothers by H.G. Wells
      6. The Woman Clothed with the Sun, and Other Stories by F.L. Lucas
      7. Great Argument by Philip Gibbs
      8. Complete Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
      9. Uncle Sam Ward and His Circle by Maud Howe Elliott
      10. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
      11. The Gateway to the Middle Ages by Eleanor Shipley Duckett
      12. New Orleans City Guide by Lyle Saxon
      13. Robespierre, the Incorruptible by Friedrich Sieburg
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      15. The Single Hound by May Sarton
      16. Goodbye, West Country by Henry Williamson
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      18. Savage Symphony by Eva Lips
      The New Republic
      , April 6, 1938, pp. 285-286
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      (13 Reviews)
      The United States
      1. The United States in World Affairs, 1937 by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. ...
      2. Our Trade with Britain by Percy W. Bidwell
      3. America Goes to War by Charles C. Tansill
      4. Woodrow Wilson: Disciple of Revolution by Jennings C. Wise
      5. And So To War by Hubert C. Herring
      6. Fighting Fools by James E. Edmonds
      7. The Navy: A History by Fletcher Pratt
      8. The Education of a Diplomat by Hugh R. Wilson
      9. The Daily Newspaper in America by Alfred McClung Lee
      10. The Study of International Relations in the United States by Edith Ellen Ware
      11. The Reciprocal Trade Policy of the United States by Henry J. Tasca
      12. America's Stake in International Investments by Cleona Lewis
      13. The Income Structure of the United States by Maurice Leven
      Foreign Affairs
      , July 1938, pp. 732-733