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                                          Issues of 1996 = 4 Issues, 139 Articles
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                                            Spring 1996 Issue = 30 Articles
                                            1. Editor's Comment, p. 3
                                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                                            3. Findings, pp. 6-7
                                            4. At Issue, pp. 8-10
                                            5. The Vanishing Father, p. 11
                                            6. A World Without Fathers by David Popenoe, pp. 12-29
                                            7. Women and the Future of Fatherhood by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, pp. 30-35
                                            8. The State of the Art by John Barth, pp. 36-45
                                            9. Sweden After the Fall by Gordon F. Sander, pp. 46-71
                                            10. [+]
                                              A Philosopher with a Difference by Gertrude Himmelfarb, pp. 72-74 - 1 Review
                                              1. Isaiah Berlin by John Gray
                                            11. [+]
                                              Victory Under Scrutiny by Charles Townshend, pp. 75-76 - 1 Review
                                              1. Why the Allies Won by Richard J. Overy
                                            12. [+]
                                              Keepsades of a Satirist by Richard Selzer, pp. 77-78 - 1 Review
                                              1. The Diaries of Dawn Powell, 1931-1965 by Tim Page and Dawn Powell
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                                              History (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Black Athena Revisited, by Mary R. Lefkowitz a... by Elizabeth Sherman, p. 79 - 1 Review
                                                1. Black Athena Revisited by Mary R. Lefkowitz and Guy MacLean Rogers
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                                                Review A Twilight Struggle, by Robert Kagan by Timothy Goodman, p. 79 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Twilight Struggle by Robert Kagan
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                                                Review Mothers of Invention, by Drew Gilpin Faust by Martha Bayles, p. 80 - 1 Review
                                                1. Mothers of Invention by Drew Gilpin Faust
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                                              Science & Technology (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review The Enchanted World of Sleep, by Peretz Lavie by Richard Restak, p. 81 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Enchanted World of Sleep by Peretz Lavie
                                                2. Sleep Thieves by Stanley Coren
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                                                Review The Internet and World Wide Web, by Angus J. K... by David Nicholson, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Internet and World Wide Web by Angus J. Kennedy
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                                              Arts & Letters (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Charles Ives: A Life with Music, by Jan Swafford by S. Frederick Starr, p. 83 - 1 Review
                                                1. Charles Ives: A Life with Music by Jan Swafford
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                                                3 Reviews Soul Says, by Helen Vendler by James Morris, p. 84 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Soul Says by Helen Vendler
                                                2. The Given and the Made by Helen Vendler
                                                3. The Breaking of Style by Helen Vendler
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review Emerson Among the Eccentrics, by Carlos Baker by John F. Callahan, p. 85 - 1 Review
                                                1. Emerson Among the Eccentrics by Carlos Baker
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                                              Contemporary Affairs (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review The Bamboo Network, by Murray L. Weidenbaum an... by Arthur Waldron, p. 86 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Bamboo Network by Murray L. Weidenbaum and Samuel Hughes
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                                                Review True Stories of the Korean Comfort Women, by K... by Debbie Lim, p. 87 - 1 Review
                                                1. True Stories of the Korean Comfort Women by Keith Howard
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                                              Religion & Philosophy (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review Machiavelli's Virtue, by Harvey C. Mansfield by Bernard Crick, pp. 87-88 - 1 Review
                                                1. Machiavelli's Virtue by Harvey C. Mansfield
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                                                Review The Church Visible, by James-Charles Noonan, Jr. by George Weigel, p. 89 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Church Visible by James-Charles Noonan, Jr.
                                            18. Poetry by Anthony Hecht, p. 90
                                            19. Poems by Carl Dennis, pp. 91-95
                                            20. America's Forgotten War by Robert W. Johannsen, pp. 96-107
                                            21. Our Enemy, the State? by John Lukacs, pp. 108-116
                                            22. Periodicals, pp. 117-146
                                            23. Cover: Detail from Boy on Roof (1967) by Hughie Lee-Smith
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                                            Summer 1996 Issue = 35 Articles
                                            1. Editor's Comment, p. 3
                                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-5
                                            3. Findings, pp. 6-7
                                            4. At Issue, pp. 8-10
                                            5. Healing American Health Care, p. 11
                                            6. Mismanaged Care by Caroline Poplin, pp. 12-24
                                            7. A New Prescription by Peter J. Ferrara, pp. 25-27
                                            8. The Two Faces of Primary Care by Eric J. Cassell, pp. 28-30
                                            9. The Future of the Hospital by C. Everett Koop, pp. 31-33
                                            10. The Research Dilemma by Louis Lasagna, pp. 34-37
                                            11. Health Unlimited by Willard Gaylin, pp. 38-43
                                            12. Frederick Taylor's Apprenticeship by Robert Kanigel, pp. 44-51
                                            13. The Little Island That Could by Anne F. Thurston, pp. 52-67
                                            14. "And Now a Word from Our Sponsor" by James B. Twitchell, pp. 68-77
                                            15. Rebecca West and the God That Failed by Carl Rollyson, pp. 78-85
                                            16. [+]
                                              The Gremlin in the Machine by Jackson Lears, pp. 86-88 - 1 Review
                                              1. Why Things Bite Back by Edward Tenner
                                            17. [+]
                                              Ragged Individualism by Samuel H. Beer, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                              1. Democracy's Discontent by Michael J. Sandel
                                            18. [+]
                                              Can Nigeria Be One? by Makau wa Mutua, pp. 91-93 - 1 Review
                                              1. The Open Sore of a Continent by Wole Soyinka
                                            19. [+]
                                              History (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Germany from Napoleon to Bismarck, 1800-1866, ... by Jeffrey Gedmin, p. 94 - 1 Review
                                                1. Germany from Napoleon to Bismarck, 1800-1866 by Thomas Nipperdey
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                                                Review A Tale of Two Utopias, by Paul Berman by Jonah Goldberg, p. 94 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Tale of Two Utopias by Paul Berman
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                                                Review Encyclopedia of the United States in the Twent... by Michael Lacey, p. 95 - 1 Review
                                                1. Encyclopedia of the United States in the Twentieth Century by Stanley I. Kutler
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                                              Arts & Letters (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Blake: A Biography, by Peter Ackroyd by Jay Tolson, p. 96 - 1 Review
                                                1. Blake: A Biography by Peter Ackroyd
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                                                Review Ornament, by Michael Snodin by Martha Bayles, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                1. Ornament by Michael Snodin
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                                                Review Rosebud, by David Thomson by James Morris, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                1. Rosebud by David Thomson
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                                              Science & Technology (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review The End of Science, by John Horgan by Paul R. Gross, p. 98 - 1 Review
                                                1. The End of Science by John Horgan
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                                                Review History of the Hour, by Gerhard Dohrn-van Rossum by Steven Lagerfeld, p. 99 - 1 Review
                                                1. History of the Hour by Gerhard Dohrn-van Rossum
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review An Island Out of Time, by Tom Horton by Debbie Lim, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                1. An Island Out of Time by Tom Horton
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                                              Contemporary Affairs (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review The Social Misconstruction of Reality, by Rich... by John Rodden, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Social Misconstruction of Reality by Richard F. Hamilton
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                                                Review The Price of a Dream, by David Bornstein by Ronald Bailey, p. 101 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Price of a Dream by David Bornstein
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                                              Religion & Philosophy (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review The Politics of Faith and the Politics of Scep... by Joseph Landau, p. 102 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Politics of Faith and the Politics of Scepticism by Michael Oakeshott and Timothy Fuller
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                                                Review Three Gospels, by Reynolds Price by James Carman, pp. 102-103 - 1 Review
                                                1. Three Gospels by Reynolds Price
                                            24. Poetry by Anthony Hecht, pp. 104-105
                                            25. Poems by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 106-116
                                            26. Periodicals, pp. 117-146
                                            27. Cover Design by Adrianne Onderdonk Dudden
                                          3. [+]
                                            Autumn 1996 Issue = 36 Articles
                                            1. Editor's Comment, p. 3
                                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-7
                                            3. Findings, pp. 8-9
                                            4. At Issue, pp. 10-12
                                            5. The Rise and Fall of Civility in America, p. 13
                                            6. The Genteel Republic by Richard L. Bushman, pp. 14-23
                                            7. Democracy Deguiled by James Morris, pp. 24-35
                                            8. Descartes the Dreamer by Anthony Grafton, pp. 36-46
                                            9. The End of Indonesia's New Order by James Clad, pp. 47-64
                                            10. George Washington's Farewell Address by Matthew Spalding, pp. 65-71
                                            11. Six Days to Reinvent Japan by Alex Gibney, pp. 72-80
                                            12. Huck's Black Voice by Shelley Fisher Fishkin, pp. 81-85
                                            13. [+]
                                              Resisting Temptation by Robert Royal, pp. 86-88 - 1 Review
                                              1. Forbidden Knowledge by Roger Shattuck
                                            14. [+]
                                              Are Jobs the Solution? by Glenn C. Loury, pp. 89-92 - 1 Review
                                              1. When Work Disappears by William Julius Wilson
                                            15. [+]
                                              History (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Hail to the Chief, by Robert Dallek by Stephen Hess, p. 93 - 1 Review
                                                1. Hail to the Chief by Robert Dallek
                                              2. [+]
                                                Review The Unknown Lenin, by Richard Pipes, David Bra... by Jessica Sebeok, p. 93 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Unknown Lenin by Richard Pipes, David Brandenberger, and Vladimir I. Lenin, ...
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review The Opening of the American Mind, by Lawrence ... by Wilfred M. McClay, p. 94 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Opening of the American Mind by Lawrence W. Levine
                                            16. [+]
                                              Science & Technology (2 Reviews)
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                                                Review Demonic Males, by Dale Peterson and Richard Wr... by James Q. Wilson, p. 95 - 1 Review
                                                1. Demonic Males by Dale Peterson and Richard Wrangham
                                              2. [+]
                                                Review Where Does the Weirdness Go?, by David Lindley by James Morris, p. 96 - 1 Review
                                                1. Where Does the Weirdness Go? by David Lindley
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                                              Arts & Letters (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Life of a Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke, by Ralph F... by Richard Pettit, p. 96 - 1 Review
                                                1. Life of a Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke by Ralph Freedman
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                                                Review Homage to Robert Frost, by Joseph Brodsky, Sea... by Hugh Eakin, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                1. Homage to Robert Frost by Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Derek Walcott, ...
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                                                Review Wittgenstein's Ladder, by Marjorie Perloff by Genevieve Abravanel, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                1. Wittgenstein's Ladder by Marjorie Perloff
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                                              Contemporary Affairs (4 Reviews)
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                                                Review All That We Can Be, by Charles C. Moskos and J... by A.J. Bacevich, p. 98 - 1 Review
                                                1. All That We Can Be by Charles C. Moskos and John Sibley Butler
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                                                Review A Grand Illusion?, by Tony Judt by Michael Brus, p. 99 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Grand Illusion? by Tony Judt
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review Origins of a Catastrophe, by Warren Zimmermann by Stephen Miller, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                1. Origins of a Catastrophe by Warren Zimmermann
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                                                Review Home from Nowhere, by James Howard Kunstler by Steven Lagerfeld, p. 101 - 1 Review
                                                1. Home from Nowhere by James Howard Kunstler
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                                              Religion & Philosophy (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Mary Through the Centuries, by Jaroslav Pelikan by Joseph Brinley, p. 101 - 1 Review
                                                1. Mary Through the Centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan
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                                                Review Hayek: The Iron Cage of Liberty, by Andrew Gamble by Adam Wolfson, p. 102 - 1 Review
                                                1. Hayek: The Iron Cage of Liberty by Andrew Gamble
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review The Importance of Living, by Lin Yutang by Martha Bayles, p. 103 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang
                                            20. Poetry by Edward Hirsch, pp. 104-105
                                            21. Poems by Miklos Radnoti, pp. 106-110
                                            22. Periodicals, pp. 111-136
                                            23. Research Reports, pp. 137-138
                                            24. Biennial Index, pp. 139-143
                                            25. From the Center by Charles Blitzer, pp. 144-146
                                            26. Cover Design by Adrianne Onderdonk Dudden
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                                            Winter 1996 Issue = 38 Articles
                                            1. Editor's Comment, p. 3
                                            2. Correspondence, pp. 4-7
                                            3. Findings, pp. 8-10
                                            4. At Issue, pp. 11-12
                                            5. The Return of Human Nature, p. 13
                                            6. My Life in the Human Nature Wars by Lionel Tiger, pp. 14-25
                                            7. The Birth of Natural Classicism by Frederick Turner, pp. 26-33
                                            8. The First Contract With America by James A. Henretta, pp. 34-42
                                            9. What's Wrong With the American University?, p. 43
                                            10. Behind the Curtain by Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Bruno V. Manno, pp. 44-53
                                            11. The Feudal Culture of the Postmodern University by Alan Wolfe, pp. 54-67
                                            12. Quebec's Soul City by Clark Blaise, pp. 68-75
                                            13. [+]
                                              A Millennium on the Margins by William McPherson, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                              1. Bury Me Standing by Isabel Fonseca
                                            14. [+]
                                              A Proverb Among All Nations by Andrew J. Bacevich, pp. 79-80 - 1 Review
                                              1. Ancient Zionism by Avi Erlich
                                            15. [+]
                                              The First Angry White Man by Robert Dallek, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                              1. The Politics of Rage by Dan T. Carter
                                            16. [+]
                                              Contemporary Affairs (4 Reviews)
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                                                Review Voice and Equality, by Sidney Verba, Kay Lehma... by Sidney M. Milkis, p. 83 - 1 Review
                                                1. Voice and Equality by Sidney Verba, Kay Lehman Schlozman, and Henry E. Brady, ...
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                                                Review Uncommon Ground, by William Cronon by Steven Lagerfeld, p. 83 - 1 Review
                                                1. Uncommon Ground by William Cronon
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review An Unquiet Mind, by Kay Redfield Jamison by Martha Bayles, p. 84 - 1 Review
                                                1. An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
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                                                Review Aging and Old Age, by Richard A. Posner by Joseph Brinley, p. 84 - 1 Review
                                                1. Aging and Old Age by Richard A. Posner
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                                              History (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review God's Chinese Son, by Jonathan D. Spence by Benjamin L. Self, p. 85 - 1 Review
                                                1. God's Chinese Son by Jonathan D. Spence
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                                                Review Keeping Together in Time, by William H. McNeill by Mark Gauvreau Judge, p. 86 - 1 Review
                                                1. Keeping Together in Time by William H. McNeill
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                                                Review Intimacy and Terror, by Veronique Garros, Nata... by Ji Park, p. 86 - 1 Review
                                                1. Intimacy and Terror by Veronique Garros, Natalia Korenevskaya, and Thomas Lahusen, ...
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                                              Arts & Letters (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review A Companion to American Thought, by Richard Wi... by Wilfred M. McClay, p. 87 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Companion to American Thought by Richard Wightman Fox and James T. Kloppenberg, ...
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                                                Review Lewis Carroll: A Biography, by Morton N. Cohen by James Carman, p. 88 - 1 Review
                                                1. Lewis Carroll: A Biography by Morton N. Cohen
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review Not Entitled, by Frank Kermode by James Morris, pp. 88-89 - 1 Review
                                                1. Not Entitled by Frank Kermode
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                                              Religion & Philosophy (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review The Defeat of the Mind, by Alain Finkielkraut by Robert Royal, p. 90 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Defeat of the Mind by Alain Finkielkraut
                                              2. [+]
                                                Review Arguing Euthanasia, by Jonathan D. Moreno by Jay Tolson, p. 90 - 1 Review
                                                1. Arguing Euthanasia by Jonathan D. Moreno
                                              3. [+]
                                                Review The Magician's Doubts, by Michael Wood by Genevieve Abravanel, p. 91 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Magician's Doubts by Michael Wood
                                            20. [+]
                                              Science & Technology (3 Reviews)
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                                                Review Engineers of Dreams, by Henry Petroski by Edward Tenner, p. 91 - 1 Review
                                                1. Engineers of Dreams by Henry Petroski
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                                                Review The Same and Not the Same, by Roald Hoffmann by Susan Ginsburg, p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Same and Not the Same by Roald Hoffmann
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                                                Review Life on the Screen, by Sherry Turkle by James Morris, p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                1. Life on the Screen by Sherry Turkle
                                            21. Poetry by Helen Vendler, pp. 93-96
                                            22. Poems by Seamus Heaney, pp. 97-101
                                            23. Edmund Wilson and the Public Intellectuals by David Samuels, pp. 102-112
                                            24. Periodicals, pp. 113-138
                                            25. Research Reports, pp. 139-143
                                            26. From the Center by Charles Blitzer, pp. 144-146
                                            27. Cover Illustration by Paul Davis
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                                          Issues of 1997 = 4 Issues, 129 Articles
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                                            Issues of 1998 = 4 Issues, 134 Articles
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                                              Issues of 1999 = 4 Issues, 135 Articles
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                                              Issues of the 2000s = 1 Year, 4 Issues, 135 Articles
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                                                Issues of 2000 = 4 Issues, 135 Articles