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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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  • Total Archives: 369 Items - 150 Articles, 152 Reviews, 63 Books, 4 Chapters
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    1. American Political Science Review
      , April 1940, pp. 232-235
    2. American Foreign Policy in the Making, 1932-1940 (1946) by Charles A. Beard
      A Study in Responsibilities
      8 Reviews, 2 Readable
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      The Course of American Democratic Thought, by Ralph Henry Gabriel
      1. The Course of American Democratic Thought by Ralph Henry Gabriel
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1940, p. 164
    4. The American Spirit (1942) by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
      The Rise of American Civilization, Vol. IV
      9 Reviews, 1 Readable
    5. A Basic History of the United States (1944) by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard - BORROW/READ - PDF
      35 Chapters, 626pp - 9 Reviews, 2 Readable
    6. Book Reviews and Notices 
      Bryce's American Commonwealth, by Robert C. Brooks and James Bryce
      1. Bryce's American Commonwealth by Robert C. Brooks and James Bryce
      American Political Science Review
      , February 1940, p. 131
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      (2 Reviews)
      America's Last Chance, by Albert Carr
      1. America's Last Chance by Albert Carr
      2. Where Do We Go from Here? by Harold J. Laski
      American Political Science Review
      , February 1941, p. 155
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      John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise, by Allan Nevins
      1. John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise by Allan Nevins
      American Political Science Review
      , October 1941, pp. 977-979
    9. Book Reviews and Notices 
      The Future of Government in the United States, by Leonard D. White
      1. The Future of Government in the United States by Leonard D. White
      American Political Science Review
      , October 1942, p. 953
    10. Book Reviews and Notices 
      Business as a System of Power, by Robert A. Brady
      1. Business as a System of Power by Robert A. Brady
      American Political Science Review
      , April 1943, p. 329
    11. The Enduring Federalist (1948) by Charles A. Beard
      6 Reviews, 2 Readable
    12. A Foreign Policy for America (1940) by Charles A. Beard
      5 Reviews, 2 Readable
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      A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
      1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1940, pp. 593-594
    14. Reviews of Books 
      The Cultural Approach to History, by Caroline F. Ware
      1. The Cultural Approach to History by Caroline F. Ware
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1941, pp. 844-845
    15. Reviews of Books 
      The Idea of History, by R.G. Collingwood
      1. The Idea of History by R.G. Collingwood
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1947, pp. 704-707
      1. The Idea of History by R.G. Collingwood
      The Atlantic Monthly
      , April 1943, pp. 87-93
      1. The Idea of History by R.G. Collingwood
      The American Mercury
      , November 1942, pp. 529-535 - PDF
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      Mussolini in the Making, by Gaudens Megaro
      1. Mussolini in the Making by Gaudens Megaro
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1940, p. 393
    17. President Roosevelt and the Coming of the War, 1941 (1948) by Charles A. Beard
      A Study in Appearances and Realities
      11 Reviews, 3 Readable