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Answered a Question in Natural Right and History
There aren't any characters per se in Leo Strauss' book, Natural Right and History. It's a work of non-fiction, so characters don't appear in it in the same way they appear in a novel. However, if...
Answered a Question in An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
The Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham is a work of non-fiction, so characters don't appear in it in the same way they appear in a novel. That doesn't mean...
Answered a Question in An American Childhood
Whatever else An American Childhood is, it's an arrogant book. Annie Dillard's autobiography doesn't really tell us anything about her childhood in Pittsburgh. It assumes we know what it was like,...
Answered a Question in The Market Revolution, Industrialization, and New Technologies
Britain, like every other country, had some things about it which made its industrialization somewhat different. However, the Industrial Revolution was a global phenomenon; it wasn't the sum of the...
Answered a Question in These Truths
These Truths by Jill Lepore is a single-volume history of the United States. Its hook—its trick, you might say—is in its title. "We hold these truths to be self-evident," begins the Declaration of...
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