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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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The North American Review Archives
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Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
  • Prohibition Against Human Nature
    The North American Review
    , Summer 1925, pp. 608-610 - PDF
    1. [+] Issues of the 1820s
      = 8 Years, 18 Issues, 289 Articles
      1. [+] Issues of the 1830s
        = 8 Years, 28 Issues, 433 Articles
        1. [+] Issues of the 1840s
          = 7 Years, 26 Issues, 443 Articles
          1. [+] Issues of the 1850s
            = 1 Year, 2 Issues, 27 Articles
            1. [+] Issues of the 1880s
              = 6 Years, 52 Issues, 863 Articles
              1. [+] Issues of the 1890s
                = 10 Years, 114 Issues, 1,800 Articles
                1. [+] Issues of the 1900s
                  = 10 Years, 126 Issues, 1,843 Articles
                  1. [+] Issues of the 1910s
                    = 10 Years, 117 Issues, 2,419 Articles
                    1. [–] Issues of the 1920s
                      = 10 Years, 93 Issues, 1,928 Articles
                      1. [+] Issues of 1920
                        = 12 Issues, 219 Articles
                        1. [+] Issues of 1921
                          = 12 Issues, 220 Articles
                          1. [+] Issues of 1922
                            = 12 Issues, 276 Articles
                            1. [+] Issues of 1923
                              = 12 Issues, 239 Articles
                              1. [+] Issues of 1924
                                = 8 Issues, 161 Articles
                                1. [–] Issues of 1925
                                  = 4 Issues, 104 Articles
                                  1. [+] March 1925 Issue
                                    = 22 Articles
                                    1. [–] Summer Issue
                                      = 27 Articles
                                      1. A Forlorn Continent, pp. 577-581 - PDF
                                      2. An Anniversary by Willis Fletcher Johnson, pp. 582-589 - PDF
                                      3. Five Years of Prohibition and Its Results by William H. Stayton, pp. 590-595 - PDF
                                      4. Prohibition and Respect for Law by Henry Samuel Priest, pp. 596-600 - PDF
                                      5. The Effect of Prohibition Upon Crime by George Gordon Battle, pp. 601-607 - PDF
                                      6. Prohibition Against Human Nature by Henry Bourne Joy, pp. 608-610 - PDF
                                      7. The Workingman's View of Prohibition by James P. Holland, pp. 611-614 - PDF
                                      8. Nervous and Mental Diseases and the Volstead Law by Charles L. Dana, M.D., pp. 615-620 - PDF
                                      9. The Enforcement of Prohibition by Oscar Terry Crosby, pp. 621-624 - PDF
                                      10. The Paradise of the Ostrich by Samuel Harden Church, pp. 625-630 - PDF
                                      11. States and Statistics by Lawson Purdy, pp. 631-634 - PDF
                                      12. A State's Rights Remedy for Volsteadism by John Philip Hill, pp. 635-640 - PDF
                                      13. John Singer Sargent---Recollections by Edwin H. Blashfield, pp. 641-653 - PDF
                                      14. Reminiscences of Huxley by Henry Fairfield Osborn, pp. 654-664 - PDF
                                      15. The Protocol, Security, and Disarmament by Alfred L.P. Dennis, pp. 665-679 - PDF
                                      16. The Future of Leprosy by Victor G. Heiser, M.D., pp. 680-688 - PDF
                                      17. Charlotte Cushman by Gamaliel Bradford, pp. 689-700 - PDF
                                      18. The Problem of Language by F.V. Keys, pp. 701-712 - PDF
                                      19. Honor Courses in Colleges by Robert P. Tristram Coffin, pp. 713-722 - PDF
                                      20. "The Book of the Hours" by Anne Goodwin Winslow, pp. 723-728 - PDF
                                      21. [+] A Chronicle of Friendship by William Starr Myers, pp. 729-732 - PDF
                                        - 1 Review
                                        1. Selections from the Correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, 1884-1918 by Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge
                                      22. [+] A Devonshire Gentleman by Llewelyn Powys, pp. 733-737 - PDF
                                        - 1 Review
                                        1. Early Reminiscences, 1834-1864 by S. Baring-Gould
                                      23. [+] A Royal Biography by Nicholas Roosevelt, pp. 738-742 - PDF
                                        - 1 Review
                                        1. King Edward VII: A Biography by Sidney Lee
                                      24. French Letters by Percy Chapman, pp. 743-749 - PDF
                                        1. King Edward VII: A Biography by Sidney Lee
                                      25. [+] Science and Myth by Philip Whitwell Wilson, pp. 750-756 - PDF
                                        - 1 Review
                                        1. Science and Religion by J. Arthur Thomson
                                      26. [+] Revolution and Patriotism by Clarence H. Gaines, pp. 757-762 - PDF
                                        - 3 Reviews
                                        1. The Sociology of Revolution by Pitirim A. Sorokin
                                        2. The Indestructible Union by William McDougall
                                        3. The New Barbarians by Wilbur C. Abbott
                                      27. [+] Stark Young by Edward Hussey, pp. 763-768 - PDF
                                        - 1 Review
                                        1. Glamour: Essays on the Art of the Theatre by Stark Young
                                    2. [+] September 1925 Issue
                                      = 31 Articles
                                      1. [+] December 1925 Issue
                                        = 24 Articles
                                      2. [+] Issues of 1926
                                        = 4 Issues, 92 Articles
                                        1. [+] Issues of 1927
                                          = 5 Issues, 171 Articles
                                          1. [+] Issues of 1928
                                            = 12 Issues, 208 Articles
                                            1. [+] Issues of 1929
                                              = 12 Issues, 238 Articles
                                            2. [+] Issues of the 1930s
                                              = 10 Years, 82 Issues, 1,492 Articles