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A Strange Career

C. Vann Woodward, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University and a contributing editor to The New Republic, is the leading liberal historian of the South. For three decades his encyclopedic knowledge and detailed historical investigations have produced

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Republican Vices

For some 73 years, since November 1914, The New Republic has been the self-constructed soapbox for the best ideas and insights proffered by the liberal intellectual community (which may explain why the magazine is always so thin). Some of the

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‘Timing Is the Thing’

Which is more important: to know history well or to use what history you know in making important decisions?

With some hesitation (since one is a trained historian), the authors of Thinking in Time decide for the latter. In a