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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
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