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CONTENTS OF ISSUE NO. 14, WINTER 1985

Dick Goddard: Weather Forecasting and Folklore, 2

Ancient weather maxims rival modern science

A. H. Benade: The Evolution of Woodwinds, 10

Changes of design have radically altered performance qualities

Dennis Dooley: Time's Shadow: The Thin Man and Dashiell Hammett, 34

Famous detective writer was his own most popular character

Laura Martin: Gringa in the Field, 45

Woman anthropologist's experience among Mayan Indians

Glending Olson: What's So "Fine" About the Arts?, 64

In earlier times, the fine arts were so much a part of daily life that nobody noticed they were there

Bernard Comrie: The Soviet Union's 130 Languages, 74

Official policy lets Tadzhik and Chuvash co-exist with Russian

David Guralnik: Word Watch: Productive Suffixes III, 81

Jesse Bier: Paradise Renounced, 83

Switzerland is no longer delicious chocolates and friendly people

BACK MATTER

Bruce A. Beatie: Running the Gamut, 89

Vonna Adrian: Dogs in Church, 90

Carsten Ahrens: Cultural News from Danbury, Ohio, 1879, 93

Publication Date

Winter 1985

Publisher

Cleveland State University

City

Cleveland

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Gamut: A Journal of Ideas and Information, No. 14, Winter 1985

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