In This Issue July/August 2004
Volume 25, Issue 4
George Bellows, American, 1882-1925. Detail from Stag at Sharkey's, 1909. Oil on canvas, 92 x 122.6 cm.
© The Cleveland Museum of Art, Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection, 1133.1922
A new exhibition tells the story of how caravans, merchants, and mercenaries conveyed games from Asia to the West.
Olympic combat events reflect the culture and customs of an ancient society.By Michael B. Poliakoff
A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.By Caroline Kim-Brown
A website offers tools to explore the world of the nineteenth-century author.By Melanie Abrams