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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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    1. Comstock Lives
      National Review
      , October 3, 1980, pp. 1197-1199
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      (2 Reviews)
      Out of Thin Air, by Reuven Frank
      1. Out of Thin Air by Reuven Frank
      2. Fighting for Air by Liz Trotta
      National Review
      , August 12, 1991, pp. 48-49
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      (3 Reviews)
      Kramer vs. Kramer (1979 Film), by Robert Benton
      1. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979 Film) by Robert Benton
      2. Rich Kids (1979 Film) by Robert M. Young
      3. The Last Married Couple in America (1980 Film) by Gilbert Cates
      The Libertarian Review
      , February 1980, pp. 47-52 - PDF
      1. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979 Film) by Robert Benton
      2. Rich Kids (1979 Film) by Robert M. Young
      3. The Last Married Couple in America (1980 Film) by Gilbert Cates
      The Libertarian Review
      , November 1977, pp. 28-34 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (Review)
      The Other Side of Racism, by Anne Wortham
      1. The Other Side of Racism by Anne Wortham
      The Libertarian Review
      , December 1981, p. 47 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      An American Werewolf in London (1981 Film), by John Landis
      1. An American Werewolf in London (1981 Film) by John Landis
      2. Prince of the City (1981 Film) by Sidney Lumet
      3. Gallipoli (1981 Film) by Peter Weir
      4. Stevie (1978 Film) by Robert Enders
      The Libertarian Review
      , December 1981, pp. 52-56 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Notebooks of a Dilettante, by Leopold Tyrmand
      1. Notebooks of a Dilettante by Leopold Tyrmand
      National Review
      , June 30, 1970, pp. 685-686
      1. Notebooks of a Dilettante by Leopold Tyrmand
      The American Spectator
      , November 1972, pp. 23-25 - PDF
      1. Notebooks of a Dilettante by Leopold Tyrmand
      National Review
      , October 8, 1968, pp. 1001-1004
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      (Review)
      In Red and Black, by Eugene D. Genovese
      1. In Red and Black by Eugene D. Genovese
      National Review
      , September 10, 1971, p. 998
    8. [+]
      (Review)
      Hair (1979 Film), by Milos Forman
      1. Hair (1979 Film) by Milos Forman
      The Libertarian Review
      , May 1979, pp. 48-52 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (Review)
      No Name in the Street, by James Baldwin
      1. No Name in the Street by James Baldwin
      National Review
      , July 7, 1972, p. 750
    10. [+]
      (Review)
      Big Business in Japanese Politics, by Chitoshi Yanaga
      1. Big Business in Japanese Politics by Chitoshi Yanaga
      National Review
      , April 7, 1970, p. 372
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      (Review)
      Herbert Marcuse, by Alasdair C. MacIntyre
      1. Herbert Marcuse by Alasdair C. MacIntyre
      National Review
      , May 19, 1970, p. 524
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      (Review)
      A Little Commonwealth, by John Demos
      1. A Little Commonwealth by John Demos
      National Review
      , June 2, 1970, p. 580
    13. [+]
      (Review)
      Seize the Time, by Bobby Seale
      1. Seize the Time by Bobby Seale
      National Review
      , August 25, 1970, p. 907
    14. [+]
      (Review)
      Vinh Long, by Harvey Meyerson
      1. Vinh Long by Harvey Meyerson
      National Review
      , October 6, 1970, p. 1068
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      (Review)
      Gov't Inspected Meat and Other Fun Summer Things, by Dotson Rader
      1. Gov't Inspected Meat and Other Fun Summer Things by Dotson Rader
      National Review
      , April 6, 1971, p. 382
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      (Review)
      Steal This Book, by Abbie Hoffman
      1. Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman
      National Review
      , June 1, 1971, p. 604
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      (Review)
      The American Indian: Past and Present, by Roger L. Nichols and George R. Adams
      1. The American Indian: Past and Present by Roger L. Nichols and George R. Adams
      National Review
      , August 24, 1971, p. 940