By Alan Brinkley
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The "Young American" critics -- Randolph Bourne, Van Wyck Brooks, Waldo Frank, and Lewis Mumford -- are renowned as vital figures within the Greenwich Village "Little Renaissance" of the 1910s and within the postwar debates approximately American tradition and politics. In cherished neighborhood, Casey Blake considers those intellectuals as a coherant workforce and assesses the relationship among thier cultural criticisms and their makes an attempt to forge a communitarian substitute to liberal and socialist poitics.
Nearly seventy thousand souls lay in leisure at historical Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. they're the silent witnesses of what has long gone on ahead of. Their stones hold their tales and the historical past of Atlanta. Cathy Kaemmerlen, well known storyteller and Georgia writer, explores the stories in the back of the various cemetery's extraordinary figures, including:• Margaret Mitchell, of long gone with the Wind repute• Bobby Jones, 1930 winner of all 4 significant golfing championships• the wealthy brothers, founders of Rich's division shop• Joseph Jacobs, in whose pharmacy the 1st Coca-Cola was once served
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