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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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Modern Age Archives
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Title Author Period Text
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Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
  1. [+] Issues of the 1950s
    = 3 Years, 10 Issues, 238 Articles
    1. [+] Issues of the 1960s
      = 10 Years, 40 Issues, 876 Articles
      1. [–] Issues of the 1970s
        = 10 Years, 39 Issues, 803 Articles
        1. [+] Issues of 1970
          = 3 Issues, 56 Articles
          1. [+] Issues of 1971
            = 4 Issues, 76 Articles
            1. [–] Issues of 1972
              = 4 Issues, 81 Articles
              1. [–] Winter Issue
                = 20 Articles
                1. A Fresh Start by Stephen J. Tonsor, pp. 2-8 - PDF
                2. The Ugly Intellectual by Arthur A. Shenfield, pp. 9-14 - PDF
                3. The Multiple Dilemma of Political Science by Fred Kort, pp. 15-24 - PDF
                4. The Politics of the Apocalypse by Donald Atwell Zoll, pp. 25-37 - PDF
                5. The Political Science of Willmoore Kendall by Francis G. Wilson, pp. 38-47 - PDF
                6. The God-problem and the Philosophers by Thomas Molnar, pp. 48-58 - PDF
                7. The Years of Godlessness by Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn, pp. 59-67 - PDF
                8. Economic Reforms in the Soviet Union by Svetozar Pejovich, pp. 68-76 - PDF
                9. Faulkner's Last Words and "The American Dilemma" by M.E. Bradford, pp. 77-82 - PDF
                10. The Genius by Francis Russell, pp. 83-91 - PDF
                11. [+] Log of a Man in Motion by Henry Regnery, pp. 92-93 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. Cruising Speed by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                12. [+] The Show of Violence by C.P. Ives, pp. 94-96 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. American Violence: A Documentary History by Richard Hofstadter and Michael Wallace
                13. [+] Violence and Authority by Hugh Mercer Curtler, pp. 97-98 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. On Violence by Hannah Arendt
                14. [+] A Napoleon of Crime by Dennis R. Nolan, pp. 99-100 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. Capone by John Kobler
                15. [+] Technology and Defense by Laurence W. Beilenson, pp. 101-102 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. The Strategy of Technology by Stefan T. Possony and J.E. Pournelle
                16. [+] Our Strategic Weakness by Robert A. Schadler, pp. 103-104 - PDF
                  - 2 Reviews
                  1. The Military Unbalance by The National Strategy Information Cen...
                  2. Soviet Military Trends by William R. Kintner and Robert L. Pfal...
                17. [+] A Wolf by the Ears! by Clyde Wilson, pp. 105-106 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. American Statesmen on Slavery and the Negro by Nathaniel Weyl and William Marina
                18. [+] The Negro and the Jew by Tommy W. Rogers, pp. 107-108 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. The Confrontation by Max Geltman
                19. [+] The Intolerable Wrestle by Robert Buffington, pp. 109-111 - PDF
                  - 1 Review
                  1. A Walk to the River by William Hoffman
                20. Notes on Contributors, pp. 112-114 - PDF
                  1. A Walk to the River by William Hoffman
              2. [+] Spring Issue
                = 19 Articles
                1. [+] Summer Issue
                  = 19 Articles
                  1. [+] Fall Issue
                    = 23 Articles
                  2. [+] Issues of 1973
                    = 4 Issues, 84 Articles
                    1. [+] Issues of 1974
                      = 4 Issues, 78 Articles
                      1. [+] Issues of 1975
                        = 4 Issues, 79 Articles
                        1. [+] Issues of 1976
                          = 4 Issues, 87 Articles
                          1. [+] Issues of 1977
                            = 4 Issues, 80 Articles
                            1. [+] Issues of 1978
                              = 4 Issues, 85 Articles
                              1. [+] Issues of 1979
                                = 4 Issues, 97 Articles
                              2. [+] Issues of the 1980s
                                = 10 Years, 31 Issues, 710 Articles
                                1. [+] Issues of the 1990s
                                  = 10 Years, 36 Issues, 539 Articles
                                  1. [+] Issues of the 2000s
                                    = 4 Years, 16 Issues, 227 Articles