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Steve Moyer is associate editor of humanities magazine.
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Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
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A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
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The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
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