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Far East

Far East by Ron K. Unz The Economist (Letters), May 3, 1986 As a long-time subscriber to your newsweekly I wish to bring to your attention an unfortunate skew in your coverage of world events, namely your overemphasis on Europe … Continue reading

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The Chronology of the Elean War

The Chronology of the Elean War by Ron K. Unz Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, Spring 1986, Vol. 27, Number 1, pp. 29-42 Regarding the chronology and events of the Elean War, fought between Sparta and Elis ca 400 B.C., our … Continue reading

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On Being Colored in South Africa

On Being Colored in South Africa by Ron K. Unz The New York Times (Letters), February 2, 1986 In Tom Wicker’s Jan. 13 column, the Rev. Allan Boesak was characterized as a white South African champion of black rights, recently … Continue reading

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The Chronology of the Pentekontaetia

The Chronology of the Pentekontaetia by Ron K. Unz Classical Quarterly 36 (1986) pp. 68-85 The true chronology of the Pentekontaetia is difficult, perhaps impossible, to establish conclusively. The events between 477 and 432 were of the greatest possible importance: these years … Continue reading

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Path Integration and the Functional Measure

Path Integration and the Functional Measure by R.K. Unz Il Nuovo Cimento, October 1985, pp. 397-426 Summary. – The functional measure for the Feynman path integral is investigated, and it is argued that nontrivial measure factors should not be automatically discarded as … Continue reading

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The Surplus of the Athenian Phoros

The Surplus of the Athenian Phoros by Ron K. Unz Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies,  Spring 1985, Vol. 26, Number 1, pp. 21-42. In their attempts to understand the tribute income of the First Athenian Empire, historians have found that an unimpeachable contemporary … Continue reading

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Alexander’s Brothers?

Alexander’s Brothers? by Ron K. Unz The Journal of Hellenic Studies CV (1985), pp. 171-174 Our knowledge of the early life of Alexander the Great is based upon very slender literary evidence. Arrian devotes only a few sentences to the years prior to Alexander’s … Continue reading

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Unorthodox curvature interactions, black holes, and inflation

Unorthodox curvature interactions, black holes, and inflation by Ron K. Unz Physical Review D, December 15, 1984, pp. 2521-2527 The coupling of other fields to gravity is not uniquely determined if one removes the requirement that such interactions maintain gauge invariance. … Continue reading

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More Unz Press International News Stories

“More Unz Press International News Stories” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, August 1984   Comrade Wilhelm II East Berlin, East Germany. The government of the German Democratic Republic (DDR) yesterday signalled the political rehabilitation of Wilhelm von Hohenzollern, a leading political figure … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of the Holy Communist Empire

“The Decline and Fall of the Holy Communist Empire” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, July 1984 Excerpts from “An Outline History of the Holy Communist Empire,” Section 63 of One Hundred and One Historical Outlines (Junior Academic Books, 2184): Introduction:  The Holy … Continue reading

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Also Still Missing in Action

“Also Still Missing in Action” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, June 1984 In a March 1984 Optimist feature article, Julian Lowenfeld performed the valuable service of focusing our attention on the plight of the remaining 2490 American MIAs of the Vietnam War. As Dr. … Continue reading

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Unz Press International News Stories

“Unz Press International News Stories” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, June 1984 An Eye for an Eye?… Jerusalem, Israel. The murdered bodies of three Israeli citizens were found yesterday by sanitation workers. The men had been stabbed repeatedly and stuffed into the trunk of … Continue reading

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27,000,000 Young Virgins by Next Tuesday or Else!

“27,000,000 Young Virgins by Next Tuesday or Else!” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, June 1984 Dateline: Beijing, China, May 1, 2001. The Chinese government today issued the following important declaration: To the governments of Thailand, United Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, and … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Ancient Misery

“In Pursuit of Ancient Misery” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, May 1984 The office of the Great Man is set close to the catacombs, in the Great Library, and has an enormous door of solid oak. It is this door which gives the … Continue reading

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Of Chinese Propaganda and Clean Underwear

“Of Chinese Propaganda and Clean Underwear” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, October 1983 It is a matter of public record that over this last summer the UPI wire service carried an account of a thirty-foot-high unmanned balloon which had landed in Israel … Continue reading

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Social Darwinism and Rural China

Social Darwinism and Rural China by Ron K. Unz Preliminary notes on the possible sociobiological implications of the rural Chinese political economy Unpublished, Harvard University/E.O. Wilson, April 1980 April 1983 February 2011 Discussion

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Defending Europe

The Economist (Letters) February 19, 1983 Mr. Robert Dujarric (Letters, January 15th) believes that an increased Nato reliance on “smart” anti-tank weapons instead of tactical nuclear weapons is inadvisable. His analysis overlooks several important points.

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The Spartan Naval Empire, 412-394 B.C.

The Spartan Naval Empire, 412-394 B.C. by Ron Keeva Unz Unpublished, Harvard University/Ernst Badian, March 23, 1982 In the summer of 478 B.C., Sparta abandoned her first attempt at naval empire. Spartans had had no history of naval excellence, but the overwhelming … Continue reading

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California Busing

California Busing by Ron K. Unz The Economist (Letters), August 22, 1981 Your otherwise fine article on the condition of blacks in California (August 1st) errs in pointing to racism as the root cause of opposition to forced busing in … Continue reading

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