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Reviews in American History

Vol. 23 (1995) through current issue

Reviews in American History helps scholars and students of American history stay up to date in their discipline. Each issue presents in-depth reviews of more than twenty of the newest books in American history. Retrospective essays examining landmark works by major historians are also regularly featured. The journal covers all areas of American history including cultural history, intellectual history, political history and philosophy, religion, social history, gender, sexuality, popular culture, law, military history, and economics. Readers can expect continued coverage of both traditional and new subjects of American history, always blending the recognition of recent developments with the ongoing importance of the core matters of the field.

Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press

Volume 43, 2015

Volume 42, 2014

Volume 41, 2013

Volume 40, 2012

Volume 39, 2011

Volume 38, 2010

Volume 37, 2009

Volume 36, 2008

Volume 35, 2007

Volume 34, 2006

Volume 33, 2005

Volume 32, 2004

Volume 31, 2003

Volume 30, 2002

Volume 29, 2001

Volume 28, 2000

Volume 27, 1999

Volume 26, 1998

Volume 25, 1997

Volume 24, 1996

Volume 23, 1995


E-ISSN: 1080-6628
Print ISSN: 0048-7511

Editorial Board

Volume 43, Number 2, June 2015

Editor

Thomas P. Slaughter, University of Rochester

Assistant Editor

Amy Arbogast, University of Rochester

Managing Editor

Denise Thompson-Slaughter, University of Rochester

Editorial Board

Juliana Barr, University of Florida

Mia Bay, Rutgers University

Daniel H. Borus, University of Rochester

Theodore M. Brown, University of Rochester

Paul G. E. Clemens, Rutgers University

Jon T. Coleman, University of Notre Dame

Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School

David Harlan, California State University

Louis P. Masur, Rutgers University

Brendan McConville, Boston University

James Oakes, City University of New York

Robert A. Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology

Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester

Leila J. Rupp, University of California, Santa Barbara

David Waldstreicher, Temple University

Robert Westbrook, University of Rochester

Caroline Winterer, Stanford University

Editors Emeriti

Stanley N. Katz, Stanley I. Kutler, and Louis P. Masur

Volume 43, Number 1, March 2015

Editor

Thomas P. Slaughter, University of Rochester

Assistant Editor

Amy Arbogast, University of Rochester

Managing Editor

Denise Thompson-Slaughter, University of Rochester

Editorial Board

Juliana Barr, University of Florida

Mia Bay, Rutgers University

Daniel H. Borus, University of Rochester

Theodore M. Brown, University of Rochester

Paul G. E. Clemens, Rutgers University

Jon T. Coleman, University of Notre Dame

Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School

David Harlan, California State University

Louis P. Masur, Rutgers University

Brendan McConville, Boston University

James Oakes, City University of New York

Robert A. Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology

Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester

Leila J. Rupp, University of California, Santa Barbara

David Waldstreicher, Temple University

Robert Westbrook, University of Rochester

Caroline Winterer, Stanford University

Editors Emeriti

Stanley N. Katz, Stanley I. Kutler, and Louis P. Masur

Volume 42, Number 4, December 2014

Editor

Thomas P. Slaughter, University of Rochester

Assistant Editor

Amy Arbogast, University of Rochester

Managing Editor

Denise Thompson-Slaughter, University of Rochester

Editorial Board

Juliana Barr, University of Florida

Mia Bay, Rutgers University

Daniel H. Borus, University of Rochester

Theodore M. Brown, University of Rochester

Paul G. E. Clemens, Rutgers University

Jon T. Coleman, University of Notre Dame

Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School

David Harlan, California State University

Louis P. Masur, Rutgers University

Brendan McConville, Boston University

James Oakes, City University of New York

Robert A. Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology

Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester

Leila J. Rupp, University of California, Santa Barbara

David Waldstreicher, Temple University

Robert Westbrook, University of Rochester

Caroline Winterer, Stanford University

Editors Emeriti

Stanley N. Katz, Stanley I. Kutler, and Louis P. Masur

Volume 42, Number 3, September 2014

Editor

Thomas P. Slaughter, University of Rochester

Assistant Editor

Amy Arbogast, University of Rochester

Managing Editor

Denise Thompson-Slaughter, University of Rochester

Editorial Board

Juliana Barr, University of Florida

Mia Bay, Rutgers University

Daniel H. Borus, University of Rochester

Theodore M. Brown, University of Rochester

Paul G. E. Clemens, Rutgers University

Jon T. Coleman, University of Notre Dame

Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School

David Harlan, California State University

Louis P. Masur, Rutgers University

Brendan McConville, Boston University

James Oakes, City University of New York

Robert A. Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology

Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester

Leila J. Rupp, University of California, Santa Barbara

David Waldstreicher, Temple University

Robert Westbrook, University of Rochester

Caroline Winterer, Stanford University

Editors Emeriti

Stanley N. Katz, Stanley I. Kutler, and Louis P. Masur

Volume 31, Number 4, December 2003

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 31, Number 3, September 2003

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 31, Number 2, June 2003

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 31, Number 1, March 2003

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 30, Number 4, December 2002

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 30, Number 3, September 2002

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 30, Number 2, June 2002

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 30, Number 1, March 2002

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 29, Number 4, December 2001

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 29, Number 3, September 2001

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 29, Number 2, June 2001

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 29, Number 1, March 2001

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 28, Number 4, December 2000

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 28, Number 3, September 2000

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 28, Number 2, June 2000

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 28, Number 1, March 2000

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian, Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 27, Number 4, December 1999

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 27, Number 3, September 1999

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 27, Number 2, June 1999

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 27, Number 1, March 1999

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
    Ann Fabian,Graduate Center, CUNY David Gerber, State University of New York at Buffalo
    James Goodman, Rutgers University, Newark
    Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
    Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University
    Laura Kalman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Peter Mancall, University of Kansas
    Thomas Slaughter, Rutgers University
    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, University of Florida
    Stanley I Kutler, Founding Editor

Volume 26, Number 4, December 1998

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen
    Harvard University

    David Gerber
    State University of New York at Buffalo

    James Goodman
    Rutgers University, Newark

    Douglas Greenberg
    Chicago Historical Society

    Jacqueline Jones
    Brandeis University

    Laura Kalman
    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Pauline Maier
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Peter Mancall
    University of Kansas

    Thomas Slaughter
    Rutgers University

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown
    University of Florida

Volume 26, Number 3, September 1998

    Editor

    Louis P. Masur
    City College of New York

    Assistant Editor

    Kathleen Feeley

    Editorial Board

    Lizabeth Cohen
    Harvard University

    David Gerber
    State University of New York at Buffalo

    James Goodman
    Rutgers University, Newark

    Douglas Greenberg
    Chicago Historical Society

    Jacqueline Jones
    Brandeis University

    Laura Kalman
    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Pauline Maier
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Peter Mancall
    University of Kansas

    Thomas Slaughter
    Rutgers University

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown
    University of Florida

Volume 26, Number 2, June 1998

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Volume 26, Number 1, March 1998

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Volume 25, Number 4, December 1997

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Volume 25, Number 3, September 1997

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Volume 25, Number 2, June 1997

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Volume 25, Number 1, March 1997

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Volume 24, Number 4, December 1996

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Volume 24, Number 3, September 1996

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Volume 24, Number 2, June 1996

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Volume 24, Number 1, March 1996

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Volume 23, Number 4, December 1995

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Volume 23, Number 3, September 1995

Contents

    Strout, Cushing.
  • A Kinder and Gentler Edmund Wilson
    Subjects:
    • Aaron, Daniel, 1912-. American notes.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    • United States -- Civilization.
    Basch, Norma.
  • Family Values in Colonial New York
    Subjects:
    • Narrett, David E., 1951-. Inheritance and family life in colonial New York City.
    • Inheritance and succession -- New York (N.Y.) -- History.
    • Wills -- New York (N.Y.) -- History.
    Cayton, Andrew R. L. (Andrew Robert Lee), 1954-.
  • Gone With the Wind
    Subjects:
    • Lee, Jean Butenhoff. Price of nationhood.
    • Charles County (Md.) -- History.
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects.
    Allitt, Patrick.
  • Swamis and Fundamentalists
    Subjects:
    • Seager, Richard Hughes. World's parliament of religions.
    • Hart, D. G. (Darryl G.) Defending the faith.
    • United States -- Religion.
    Grimsley, Mark.
  • Perfecting the Work of the Founders
    Subjects:
    • Davis, William C., 1946-. Government of our own.
    • Rable, George C. Confederate republic.
    • Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.
    Crofts, Daniel W.
  • From Slavery to Sharecropping
    Subjects:
    • Royce, Edward Cary. Origins of southern sharecropping.
    • Saville, Julie. Work of Reconstruction.
    • Labor -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
    Woodman, Harold D.
  • Independence, Dependency, and Economic Change
    Subjects:
    • Kulikoff, Allan. Agrarian origins of American capitalism.
    • Persky, Joseph. Burden of dependency.
    • Bolton, Charles C. Poor whites of the antebellum South.
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
    Daniels, Roger.
  • Ah Sin and his Lawyers
    Subjects:
    • McClain, Charles J. In search of equality.
    • Chinese Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History.
    Ernst, Daniel R.
  • Picking up the Pieces
    Subjects:
    • Dubofsky, Melvyn, 1934-. State and labor in modern America.
    • Labor policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Trade-unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

In Retrospect

Correspondence

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Volume 23, Number 2, June 1995

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Volume 23, Number 1, March 1995

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