MOMA’s Vienna

Vienna 1900: Art, Architecture & Design 21, 1986. an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. New York, July 3–October, Catalog by Kirk Varnedoe

The War that Won’t Go Away

Brothers in Arms: A Journey from War to Peace by William Broyles Jr.

Chance and Circumstance: The Draft, the War and the Vietnam Generation by Lawrence M. Baskir and William A. Strauss, foreword by Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh

Long Time Passing: Vietnam and the Haunted Generation by Myra MacPherson

The Vietnamese Gulag by Doan Van Toai and David Chanoff

Cardboard Darwinism

Vaulting Ambition by Philip Kitcher

Myths of Gender by Anne Fausto-Sterling

Females of the Species: Sex and Survival in the Animal Kingdom by Bettyann Kevles

The Other Germany

German History in Marxist Perspective: The East German Approach by Andreas Dorpalen

Bismarck, Urpreuße Und Reichsgründer by Ernst Engelberg

East Germany and Détente: Building Authority After the Wall by A. James McAdams

Geschichte Der DDR. by Hermann Weber

“Und Willst Du Nicht Mein Bruder Sein…” Die DDR Heute by Timothy Garton Ash

Thanks, Shchukin & Morozov

Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the USSR: Works from the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Moscow 22–October 5, 1986. an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, August


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