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A collection of travelers’ accounts from the 17th through the 20th centuries, A Morocco Anthology shows that for many Westerners, the East represented an ideal of life beyond the stodgy restrictions of the West. Read more

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Experts on each of the nations included in Roger Hardy’s chronicle of Middle East politics, The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East, will probably find something omitted or amiss in his country-by-country assessment. Eve... Read more

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No surprise that Donald Trump’s reaction to the Orlando shooting managed to combine three of his favorite topics—hatred of immigrants, hatred of Muslims and love of himself. Read more

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Shari'a law has become the panic button for fools—the sort of people who believe in death panels and fear the black helicopters of One World Government—as well as the hobbyhorse of Islamic fundamentalists. In Heaven on Earth, Sadakat Kadr Read more

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Voting should end now and Mike Eaves should win coach of the year this season. Afteran abysmal 0-6-1 start to the season, the Badgers were looking rough,run-over and ragged. They started with 5 of 7 on the road, with theonly home games being a.. Read more

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  Muhammad may have been the prophet of one of theworld’s great religions, but The Great ArabConquests ,Books Read more

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Still running strong after 20 years off Broadway, the participatory comedy Tony N Tina&rs Tony N Tina’s Wedding ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Since the break-up of the Ani DiFranco-approved queercore folk duo Bitch and Animal, song Boys and Girls in America ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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