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Posts on 07/30/99

The iNquisition

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/30/99 5:29 pm) The Spanish Inquisition by Henry Kamen first appered in 1965. A completely revised edition has been published in London by Weidenfeld and Nicolson and in the ...

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Student Riots: Mexico & Stanford

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/30/99 7:42 am) I have been watching student riots since I was in Spain (1931-36). The latest, at the University of Mexico (UNAM) has wrecked the university and threatens the st ...

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Student Riots. Mexico and Stanford

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/30/99 7:41 am) Many WAISers have expressed concern about universities. John Wonder is very pessimistic:      Most of the difficulty is caused by people ...

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Posts on 07/29/99

Beard: Cruising

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/29/99 9:19 pm) Professor Rodney Beard reports on his cruise experiences. I am sending a copy of this to the Stanford Alumni Association travel bureau, as one more testimony to its g ...

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Posts on 07/28/99

Cruises: trials

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/28/99 9:30 am) My lifelong concern has been the vision any country has of the world. Among the sources of that vision are the visits of foreign travelers. A remarkable modern phe ...

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Foreign Policy: Diogenes continues his search.

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/28/99 9:30 am) "Seek and ye shall find." Well, Diogenes hasn't yet. The Reform Party convention was a rather silly affair, with no mention of foreign affairs except f ...

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Posts on 07/25/99

Get Well Message to Edith Coliver

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/25/99 9:31 pm) At our 1996 conference we had the pleasure of meeting Edith Colivar, who served as a translator at the Nuremberg War Crimes trial and later was long affiliated with th ...

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Santiago the Moor-Killer

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/25/99 5:30 pm) The devil is in the details, and now the devil is our beloved Jaqui White. A scholarly Episcopalian, she writes:      My Episcopal Cal ...

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The Netherlands

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 07/25/99 2:51 am) Recently, interviewing Philip Huyck in the WAIS TV series, I remarked that there are few well-known Dutch authors. We could think only of Erasmus, who was an interna ...

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