Book Reviews

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SWORD OF THE SPIRIT, SHIELD OF FAITH:
Religion in American War and Diplomacy.
By Andrew Preston.
Knopf. 815 pp. $37.50

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THE NORTH AMERICAN IDEA:
A Vision of a Continental Future.
By Robert A. Pastor.
Oxford Univ. Press. 264 pp. $24.95

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UNPRECEDENTED POWER:
Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good.
By Steven Fenberg.
Texas A&M Univ. Press. 611 pp. $35

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A THOUSAND LIVES:
The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown.
By Julia Scheeres.
Free Press. 307 pp. $26

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THE HEIGHTS:
Anatomy of a Skyscraper.
By Kate Ascher.
Penguin Press. 207 pp. $35

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NEW:
Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change.
By Winifred Gallagher.
Penguin Press. 259 pp. $25.95

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ROGER WILLIAMS AND THE CREATION OF THE AMERICAN SOUL:
Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty.
By John M. Barry.
Viking. 464 pp. $35.

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ROME:
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History.
By Robert Hughes.
Knopf. 498 pp. $35

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BLUE NIGHTS
By Joan Didion.
Knopf. 188p. $25

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GOD’S JURY:
The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World.
By Cullen Murphy.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 310 pp. $27

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