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The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture

by Charles Kingvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, December 20, 1999

A study in the politics and culture of the Moldovans. The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates the perennial problems of identity politics and cultural change that the country has endured.

When Discrimination Makes Sense

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Police have been known to stop suspects because of their race, and cabdrivers have been known to refuse riders for the same reason. According to Hoover media fellow Dinesh D’Souza, we should outlaw the one but permit the other.

The Day Cornell Died

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

As gun-wielding black students seized control of a campus building in April 1969, Cornell University descended into anarchy. An account thirty years later by Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell, who was teaching at Cornell at the time.

My Luncheon with Bono

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

It’s not every day that a professor of economics gets invited to dine with a rock star. Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro on meeting a superstar who proved pleasant, well meaning—and surprisingly well versed in economics.

The Next Great Leap

by William McGurnvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

The Western media tell us that China’s leaders haven’t changed much in the past twenty years, and they may well be right. What has changed is the China around them. By Hoover media fellow William McGurn.

On the Cover

by Elena Danielsonvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Hoover archivist Elena S. Danielson describes the origins of the art on the front cover.

Capitalist Culture

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Capitalism may make us all rich, but what does it do for our cultural life? According to Hoover fellow David R. Henderson, quite a lot.

The Arrogant Amateur

by Jay Nordlingervia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

Jay Nordlinger on For the Love of it: Amateuring and Its Rivals by Wayne C. Booth

The Golden Age of Cooking

by Amanda Watson Schnetzervia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

The ripening of new American Cuisine

The Soccer Divide

by Andrea di Robilantvia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

Andrea di Robilant on The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro by Joe mcGinnis

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