ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREnPERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnGo East, Young Mannby Thomas FlemingnThe new frontier.nBlaming Columbus by Christie Davies 18nA question of bigotry.nMargaret Fuller in Rome by E. Christian Kopff 20nAnother orphan of the heart.nCrime Story by Samuel Francis 24nThe Godfather as political metaphor.nOPINIONSnRedskin and Whitewash 30nby Chilton Williamson, Jr.nRonald Wright: Stolen Continents:n’The Americas Through Indian Eyes Since 1492.nRobert Royal: J 492 And All That: PoliticalnManipulations of History.nDenouncing and defending ChristophernColumbus.nDas Kowpital 32nby Stephen BodionJeremy Rifkin: Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall ofnthe Cattle Culture.nStephen Budiansky: The Covenant of the Wild.nWhy Columbus is responsible for the killingnof cows.nREVIEWSnPaul Gottfried says August Heckscher’snWoodrow Wilson gives us a Wilson for our timesn-•• Brian M. Downing’s Military Revolutionnand Political Change provides a refreshing viewnof political history, writes William R. Hawkinsn•• Richard Posner’s Sex and Reason is like anbarbarian in a museum, reports David Gordonn••• Jeffrey Meyers is little moved by MarynMcCarthy’s Intellectual Memoirs: New Yorkn1936-1938 • Gregory McNameenrecommends Donald A. Norman’s Turn SignalsnAre the Facial Expressions of Automobiles ••n34n10nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From South Carolina:nColumbus in Columbianby William P. BaldwinnLetter From the Lower Right:nTrivializing Rapenby John Shelton ReednLetter From Austria, Part II:nA New European Identitynby Donald WarrennVITAL SIGNS -nMy Former In-Laws:nChristopher Columbus’nNorth American Descendantsnby Thomas O. JonesnEugenio Cortinby Mario MarcollanForgotten Voices:nHow Buchenwald Lived Onnby George WatsonnGonna Take a Dysfunctional Journeynby Stephen ProvizernDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPOETRYnGift: The Fife of Lorenzo Da Pontenby David R. SlavittnandnE i morti risorgerannonby Roberto MussapinCover by Stephen Anderson.nON THE COVERnnn40n41n43n46n47n49n50n4n5n15n19nOCTOBER 1992/3n