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Tony Platt, professor emeritus at San Jose State University, is the author, with Cecilia O'Leary, of "Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy to Public Memorial", and "Grave… Read more

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Historical anniversaries are typically an occasion for remembrance, but the content of what and why we remember is always changing -- and sometimes a matter of argument. Historical anniversaries are typically an occasion for remembrance, but the content of what and why we remember is always changing.

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A new book by Douglas Cazaux Sackman gives us new ways of thinking about the last man “uncontaminated” by modernity and explores our continuing nostalgia for the “wilderness.”A new book by Douglas Cazaux Sackman gives us new ways of thinking about the last man “uncontaminated” by modernity.

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Tony Platt, professor emeritus at San Jose State University, is the author, with Cecilia O'Leary, of "Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy to Public Memorial", and "Grave Matters: Excavating California's Buried Past" as well as numerous other works. His essays have appeared in Monthly Review, Z magazine, Los Angeles Times, Souls, and Social Justice and he serves as secretary of the Coalition to Protect Yurok Cultural Legacies at O-pyuweg. His blog is at http://GoodToGo.typepad.com.
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