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Are We Rome? (By Cullen Murphy) | The Idea That Is America (By Anne-Marie Slaughter) | Americanism (By David Gelernter)

Born on the Fourth of July

Sunday, July 1, 2007

ARE WE ROME?

The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

By Cullen Murphy

Houghton Mifflin 262 pp. $24

THE IDEA THAT IS AMERICA

Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World

By Anne-Marie Slaughter

Basic. 254 pp. $25.95

AMERICANISM

The Fourth Great Western Religion

By David Gelernter

Doubleday. 229 pp. $24.95


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