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CONTENTS OF ISSUE NO. 20, WINTER/SPRING, 1987

Louis T. Milic: Editorial, 2

Virtues of the general interest magazine.

Barbara B. Green: Shattering the Iron Rice Bowl, 4

Educational renewal in China.

J. E. Vacha: The Night It Can’t Happen Here Happened, 14

The Depression’s biggest media event.

The Editors: Trompe L’oeil: The Art That Deceives, 25

Fooling the eye with minute detail and linear perspective.

Lee W. Gibbs: Fasting: Religious Ritual or Definitive Diet?, 30

Diverse rationales for a universal practice.

Ron Haybron: Measuring the Motion That Is Heat, 42

The extraordinary contributions of the ordinary thermometer to modern science.

Lorna Tracy: The House at Annaghmakerrig, 54

A writer retreats to Tyrone Guthrie’s Irish estate.

Jim Mitchell: McElrath, 69

A neighborhood captured in photographs.

Ken Roby: Shoeing Horses in the Jet Age, 81

Though there is no more spreading chestnut tree, a good blacksmith can still make a living.

Gary Webster: Woodrow Wilson’s Miracle, 88

Ohio’s disproportionate effect on the 1916 presidential election.

Publication Date

Winter 1987

Publisher

Cleveland State University

City

Cleveland

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Medicine and Health Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Gamut: A Journal of Ideas and Information, No. 20, Winter/Spring 1987

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