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Iran and the US have finally reached a deal to limit Iran’s potential to develop nuclear weapons, in return for the US lifting economic sanctions against Iran. The deal includes constant video surveillance of Iran’s nuclear facilities, similar to that in the UN brokered peace treaty ending the 1996-2006 Maoist insurgency in Nepal. Skeptics of the US-Iran deal might point to […]

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False Claims / Empty Beliefs: Why is this not a comedy?   A month or two ago it was brought to my attention that, as there are Holocaust deniers, so there are now those (in Iran, for example) who say that some or all of the “Charlie Hebdo” events in Paris did not happen. The […]

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Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 28 August 2013 I just read Shah of Shahs, by Richard Kapuscinski. It was the perfect book for getting back into the academic mood in the late summer without actually being an academic. Written from the first person […]

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Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 28 August 2013 I just read Shah of Shahs, by Richard Kapuscinski. It was the perfect book for getting back into the academic mood in the late summer without actually being an academic. Written from the first person […]

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February 18, 2019

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Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 28 August 2013 I just read Shah of Shahs, by Richard Kapuscinski. It was the perfect book for getting back into the academic mood in the late summer without actually being an academic. Written from the first person […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 28 August 2013 I just read Shah of Shahs, by Richard Kapuscinski. It was the perfect book for getting back into the academic mood in the late summer without actually being an academic. Written from the first person […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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