"Recent Books and Articles of Interest"
compiled by Tom Dublin
(reprinted from recent issues of the Radical Historians Newsletter)

Number 73, November 1995

Abdullah, Ibraham, "'Liberty of Death': Working Class Agitation and the Labour Question in Colonial Freetown, 1938-1939," International Review of Social History, 40 (1995), 195-222.

Accampo, Elinor, Rachel G. Fuchs, and Mary Lynn Stewart, Gender and the Politics of Social Reform in France, 1870-1914 (Johns Hopkins, 1994).

Ackelsberg, Martha A., "Dependency of Mutuality: A Feminist Perspective on Dilemmas of Welfare Policy," Rethinking Marxism, 7 (Summer '94), 73-86.

"Agribusiness and International Agriculture: The New Farmers," special issue of Agricultural History, 69 (Spring '95).

Alexander, Sally, Becoming a Woman and Other Essays in 19th and 20th Century Feminist History (Virago, 1995).

Alonso, Harriet Hyman, "Nobel Peace Laureates, Jane Addams and Emily Green Balch: Two Women of WILPF," Journal of Women's History, 7:2 (Summer '95), 6-26.

Alperowitz, Gar, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: And the Architecture of an American Myth (Knopf, 1995).

American Social History Project, Freedom's Unfinished Revolution: The Civil War and Reconstruction, a primary source text and document reader (New Press, 1995).

Anderson, Karen, Changing Women: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America (Oxford, 1995).

Angelo, Larian, "Wage Labour Deferred: The Recreation of Unfree Labour in the US South," Journal of Peasant Studies, 22 (1995), 581-644.

Aparicio, Frances R., "On Multiculturalism and Privilege: A Latina Perspective," American Quarterly, 46 (1994), 575-88.

Bederman, Gail, Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917 (Chicago, 1995).

Beinart, William and Saul Dubow, eds., Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa (Routledge, 1995).

Ben-Ghiat, Ruth, "Fascism, Writing, and Memory: The Realist Aesthetic in Italy, 1930-1950," Journal of Modern History, 67 (1995), 627-65.

Berryman, Philip, Stubborn Hope: Religion, Politics, and Revolution in Central America (New Press, 1994).

Bickford-Smith, Vivian, Ethnic Pride and Racial Prejudice in Victorian Cape Town: Group Identity and Social Practice, 1875-1902 (Cambridge, 1995).

Birnbaum, Pierre and Ira Katznelson, eds., Paths of Emancipation: Jews, States, and Citizenship (Princeton, 1995).

Black, Allida M., Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism (Columbia, 1995).

Boulton, Alexander O., "The American Paradox: Jeffersonian Equality and Racial Science," American Quarterly, 47 (1995), 467-92.

Boyle, Kevin, The UAW and the Heyday of American Liberalism, 1945-1968 (Cornell, 1995).

Buhle, Paul and Edward Rice-Maximin, William Appleman Williams: The Tragedy of Empire (Routledge, 1995).

Buhle, Paul, A Dreamer's Paradise Lost: Louis C. Friana/Lewis Corey (1892-1953) and the Decline of Radicalism in the United States (Humanities Press, 1995).

Burgmann, Verity, Revolutionary Industrial Unionism: The Industrial Workers of the World in Australia (Cambridge, 1995).

Butler, Kathleen Mary, The Economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados, 1823-1843 (North Carolina, 1995).

Calloway, Colin G., The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities (Cambridge, 1995).

Caulfield, Norman, "Wobblies and Mexican Workers in Mining and Petroleum, 1905-1924," International Review of Social History, 40 (195), 51-76.

Charr, Easurk Emsen, The Golden Mountain: The Autobiography of a Korean Immigrant, 1895-1960, ed. with an introduction by Wayne Patterson (Illinois, 1995).

Cheibub, José Antonio, "Mobilizing and Sustaining Collective Action in the Mexican Revolution," Politics & Society, 23 (1995), 243-58.

Cherny, Robert W., "The Making of a Labor Radical: Harry Bridges, 1901-1934," Pacific Historical Review, 64 (1995), 363-88.

Chomsky, Aviva, West Indian Workers and the United Fruit Company of Costa Rica, 1870-1940 (LSU, 1995).

"Class Formation and Political Mobilization in Turn-of-the-Century Milan," special section in Social Science History, 19 (1995), 239-94.

Colby, Gerard with Charlotte Dennett, Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil (HarperCollins, 1995).

Cooper, Frederick, "Work, Class and Empire: An African Historian's Retrospective on E.P. Thompson," Social History, 20 (1995), 235-42.

Cronon, William, ed., Uncommon Ground: Toward Reinventing Nature (W.W. Norton, 1995).

Davin, Anna, Growing Up Poor: Home, School and Street in London, 1870-1914 (Rivers Oram Press, 1995).

Dias, Maria Odila Silva, Power and Everyday Life: The Lives of Working Women in Nineteenth-Century Brazil, trans. by Ann Frost (Rutgers, 1995).

Diggs, Marylynne, "Romantic Friends or a 'Different Race of Creatures'? The Representation of Lesbian Pathology in Nineteenth-Century America," Feminist Studies, 21 (1995), 317-40.

Economakis, Evel and Robert J. Brym, "Marriage and Militance in a Working-Class District of St. Petersburg, 1896-1913, Journal of Family History, 20 (1995),l 23-44.

Edmunds, R. David, "Native Americans, New Voices: American Indian History, 1895-1995," American Historical Review, 100 (1995), 717-40.

Fagge, Roger, "'Citizens of this Great Republic': Politics and the West Virginia Miners, 1900-1922," International Review of Social History, 40 (1995), 31-50

Ferrie, Joseph P., "Up and Out or Down and Out? Immigrant Mobility in the Antebellum United States," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 26 (1995), 33-56.

Fishkin, Shelley Fisher, "Interrogating 'Whiteness,' Complicating 'Blackness': Remapping American Culture," American Quarterly, 47 (1995), 428-66.

Fitzsimmons, David M., "Tom Paine's New World Order: Idealistic Internationalism in the Ideology of Early American Foreign Relations," Diplomatic History, 19 (1995), 569-82.

Fraccina, Francis, "Meyer Schapiro's Choice: My Lai, Guernica, MoMA and the Art Left, 1969-70," Journal of Contemporary History, 30 (1995), 481-512, and 705-28.

Frader, Laura L., "Dissent over Discourse: Labor History, Gender, and the Linguistic Turn," History and Theory, 34 (1995), 213-30.

Franklin, John Hope and Genna Rae McNeil, eds., African Americans and the Living Constitution (Smithsonian, 1995).

Fraser, Nancy, and Linda Gordon, "'Dependency' Demystified: Inscriptions of Power in a Keyword of the Welfare State," Social Politics, 1 (1994), 4-31.

Garfinkle, Adam, Telltale Hearts: The Origins and Impact of the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, with a preface by Stephen Ambrose (St. Martin's, 1995).

Ghaffari, Reza, "The Economic Consequences of Islamic Fundamentalism in Iran: The Political Economy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1979-94," Capital & Class, No. 56 (Summer '95), 91-116.

"Global Flows of Labor and Capital," scholarly controversy with article by Charles Tilly and comments by Immanuel Wallerstein, E.J. Hobsbawm, and Lourdes Benería, International Labor and Working Class History, Jo. 47 (Spring '95), 1-55.

Gosse, Van, "'Active Engagement': The Legacy of Central America Solidarity," NACLA Report on the Americas, 28 (Mar.- Apr. '95), 22-29.

Gould, Roger V., Insurgent Identities: Class, Community, and Protest in Paris from 1848 to the Commune (Chicago, 1995).

Griffin, Farah Jasmine, "Who Set You Flowin'?'' The African-American Migration Narrative (Oxford, 1995).

Grim, Valerie, "The Impact of Mechanized Farming on Black Farm Families in the Rural South: A Study of Farm Life in the Brooks Farm Community, 1940-1970," Agricultural History, 68 (Spring '94), 169-84.

Grossman, Atina, Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (Oxford, 1995).

Haas, Lisbeth, Conquests and Historical Identities in California, 1769-1936 (California, 1995).

Hale, Charles A., "Frank Tannenbaum and the Mexican Revolution," Hispanic American Historical Review, 75 (1995), 215-46.

Hansen, Karen V., "'No Kisses Is Like Youres': An Erotic Friendship between Two African-American Women during the Mid-Nineteenth Century," Feminist Studies, 7 (1995), 153-82.

Harris, J. William, "Etiquette, Lynching, and Racial Boundaries in Southern History: A Mississippi Example," American Historical Review, 100 (1995), 387-410.

Hildebrand, Reginald F., The Times Were Strange and Stirring: Methodist Preachers and the Crisis of Emancipation (Duke, 1995).

Hill, Anita F. and Emma Coleman Jordan, eds., Race, Gender, and Power in America (Oxford, 1995).

Hine, Darlene Clark, Wilma King, and Linda Reed, eds., "We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible'': A Reader in Black Women's History (NYU, 1995).

"Hiroshima in History and Memory: A Symposium," special section in Diplomatic History, 19:2 (Summer '95).

Hirsch, Arnold R., "Massive Resistance in the Urban North: Trumbull Park, Chicago, 1953-1966," Journal of American History, 82 (1995), 522-50.

Hoffman, Ronald, and Peter J. Albert, eds., "The Transforming Hand of Revolution'': Reconsidering the American Revolution as a Social Movement (Virginia, 1995).

Hogan, Michael, ed., Hiroshima in History and Memory (Cambridge, 1995).

Hollinger, David, Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism (Basic, 1995).

Howell, Chris, "Trade Unions and the State: A Critique of British Industrial Relations," Politics & Society, 23 (1995), 149-84.

Howell, David L., Capitalism from Within: Economy, Society, and the State in a Japanese Fishery (California, 1995).

Huck, Paul, "Infant Mortality and Living Standards of English Workers during the Industrial Revolution," Journal of Economic History, 55 (1995), 528-50.

Hyman, Paula E., Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History: The Roles and Representation of Women (Washington, 1995).

"Ireland--New Beginnings?'' special issue of Race & Class, 37 (July-Sept. '95).

Jardini, David, "From Iron to Steel: The Recasting of the Jones and Laughlin Workforce between 1885 and 1896," Technology and Culture, 35 (1995), 271-301.

Johnson, Christopher H., The Life and Death of Industrial Languedoc, 1700-1920 (Oxford, 1995).

Joppke, Christian, "Intellectuals, Nationalism, and the Exit from Communism: The Case of East Germany," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37 (1995), 213-41.

Kapadia, Karin, "Where Angels Fear To Tread?: 'Third World Women' and 'Development,"' Journal of Peasant Studies, 22 (1995), 356-68.

Kaplan, Steven Lawrence, Farewell Revolution: The Historians' Feud, France, 1789/1989 and Farewell Revolution: Disputed Legacies, France, 1789/1989 (Cornell, 1995).

Kaye, Harvey, "Why Do Ruling Classes Fear History?'' and Other Questions (St. Martin's, 1995).

Kennedy, Kathleen, "Declaring War on War: Gender and the American Socialist Attack on Militarism, 1914-1918," Journal of Women's History, 7:2 (Summer '95), 27-51.

Kenny, Kevin, "The Molly Maguires and the Catholic Church," Labor History, 37 (1995), 345-76.

Kimura, Mitsuhiko, "The Economics of Japanese Imperialism in Korea, 1910-1939," Economic History Review, 48 (1995), 555-74.

Kipnis, Andrew, "Within and Against Peasantness: Backwardness and Filiality in Rural China," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37 (1995), 110-35.

Klammer, Martin, Whitman, Slavery, and the Emergence of Leaves of Grass (Penn State, 1995).

Klein-Robbenhaar, John F.I., "Agro-Industry and the Environment: The Case of Mexico in the 1990s," Agricultural History, 69 (1995), 395-412.

Knaut, Andrew L., The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century New Mexico (Oklahoma, 1995).

Lavrin, Asunción, Women, Feminism, and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940 (Nebraska, 1995).

Leeder, Elaine, The Gentle General: Rosa Pesotta, Anarchist and Labor Organizer (State Univ. of NY Press, 1994).

Letwin, Daniel, "Interracial Unionism, Gender, and 'Social Equality' in the Alabama Coalfields, 1878-1908," Journal of Southern History, 61 (1995), 519-54.

Lewis, Earl, "To Turn as on a Pivot: Writing African Americans into a History of Overlapping Diasporas," American Historical Review, 100 (1995), 765-87.

Lichtenstein, Nelson, The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit: Walter Reuther and the Fate of American Labor (Basic, 1995).

Lipsitz, George, "The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Racialized Social Democracy and the 'White' Problem in American Studies," American Quarterly, 47 (1995), 369-87, with comments by George J. Sanchez, Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., and Walter E. Williams.

Lu, Hanchao, "Creating Urban Outcasts: Shantytowns in Shanghai, 1920-1950," Journal of Urban History, 21 (1995), 563-96.

Lui, Adonica Y., "Political and Institutional Constraints of Reform: The Charity Reformers' Failed Campaigns against Pulic Outdoor Relief, New York City, 1875-1898," Journal of Policy History, 7 (1995), 341-64.

Lutjens, Sheryl L., "Reading Between the Lines: Women, the State, and Rectification in Cuba," Latin American Perspectives, 22 (Spring '95), 100-24.

MacKay, Lynn, "A Culture of Poverty? The St. Martin in the Fields Workhouse, 1817," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 26 (1995), 209-32.

Mackinnon, Alison, "Were Women Present at the Demographic Transition? Questions from a Feminist Historian to Historical Demographers," Gender & History, 7 91995), 222-40.

Maffi, Mario, Gateway to the Promised Land: Ethnicity and Culture in New York's Lower East Side (NYU, 1995).

Magliari, Michael, "What Happened to the Populist Vote? A California Case Study," Pacific Historical Review, 64 (1995), 389-412.

Mangini, Shirley, Memories of Resistance: Women's Voices from the Spanish Civil War (Yale, 1995).

Markoff, John, "Violence, Emancipation, and Democracy: The Countryside and the French Revolution," American Historical Review, 100 (1995), 360-86.

Marks, Lynne, "Indigent Committees and Ladies Benevolent Societies: Intersections of Public and Private Poor Relief in late Nineteenth Century Small Town Ontario," Studies in Political Economy, No. 47 (Summer '95), 61-88.

Mason, Michael, The Making of Victorian Sexual Attitudes (Oxford, 1995).

Mason, Tim, Nazism, Fascism and the Working Class, ed. by Jane Caplan (Cambridge, 1995).

Matthaei, Julie, "The Sexual Division of Labor, Sexuality and Lesbian/Gay Liberation: Toward a Marxist-Feminist Analysis of Sexuality in U.S. Capitalism," Review of Radical Political Economics, 27 (June '95), 1-37.

May, Elaine Tyler, Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness (Basic, 1995).

Maynes, Mary Jo, Taking the Hard Road: Life Course in French and German Workers' Autobiographies in the Era of Industrialization (North Carolina, 1995).

McWilliams, Monica, "Struggling for Peace and Justice: Reflections on Women's Activism in Northern Ireland," Journal of Women's History, 7:1 (Spring '95), 13-39.

Mikell, Gwendolyn, "African Feminism: Toward a New Politics of Representation," Feminist Studies, 21 (1995), 405-24.

Moors, Annelies, Women, Property and Islam: Palestinian Experiences, 1920-1990 (Cambridge, 1995).

Morantz-Sanchez, Regina, "Entering Male Professional Terrain: Dr. Mary Dixon Jones and the Emergence of Gynecological Surgery in the Nineteenth-Century United States," Gender & History, 7 (1995), 201-21.

Moser, Richard, The New Winter Soldiers: GI and Veteran Dissent during the Vietnam Era (Rutgers, 1995).

Mosk, Carl, "Household Structure and Labor Markets in Postwar Japan," Journal of Family History, 20 (1995), 103-25.

Neckerman, Kathryn M., "Divided Households: Extended Kin in Working-Class Chicago, 1924," Social Science History, 19 (1965), 371-98.

Nelson, Daniel, Farm and Factory: Workers in the Midwest, 1880-1990 (Indiana, 1995).

Nobile, Philip, ed. Judgment at the Smithsonian--rejected script for the Hiroshima exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, with an afterword by Barton J. Bernstein (Marlowe & Co., 1995).

Nord, Philip, The Republican Moment: Struggles for Democracy in Nineteenth-Century France (Harvard, 1995).

Northrup, David, Indentured Labor in the Age of Imperialism, 1834-1922 (Cambridge, 1995).

"Palestine: Diplomacies of Defeat," special issue of Race & Class, 37 (Oct.-Dec. '95).

Payne, Charles M., I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle (California, 1995).

Pietrykowksi, Bruce, "Gendered Employment in the U.S. Auto Industry: A Case Study of the Ford Motor. Phoenix Plant, 1922-1940," Review of Radical Political Economics, 27 (Sept. '95), 39-48.

"The Politics of Abortion and Birth Control in Historical Perspective," special issue of Journal of Policy History, 7:1 (1995).

Porter, Roy, London: A Social History (Harvard, 1995).

Portillo, Ma. Josefina Saldana, "Re-guarding Myself: Menchu's Autobiographical Rendering of the Authentic Order," Socialist Review, 94:1&2 (1995), 85-114.

Post, Charles, "The Agrarian Origins of US Capitalism: The Transformation of the Northern Countryside before the Civil War," Journal of Peasant Studies, 22 (1995), 389-445.

Racioppi, Linda and Katherine O'Sullivan See, "Organizing Women before and after the Fall: Women's Politics in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia," Signs, 20 (1995), 851-82.

"Redefining Democracy: Cuba and Chiapas," special issue of Latin American Perspectives, 22:4 (Fall '95).

Regin, Nancy R., A German Women's Movement: Class and Gender in Hanover, 1880-1933 (North Carolina, 1995).

Roberts, Ronald Suresh, Clarence Thomas and the Tough Love Crowd: Counterfeit Heroes and Unhappy Truths (NYU, 1994).

Rose, Jim, "'The Problem Every Supervisor Dreads': Women Workers at the U.S. Steel Duquesne Works during World War II," Labor History, 37 (1995), 24-51.

Rose, Nancy E., Workfare or Fair Work: Women, Welfare, and Government Work Programs from the 1930s to the 1990s (Rutgers, 1995).

Rosner, David, ed., Hives of Sickness: Public Health and Epidemics in New York City (Rutgers, 1995).

Ryon, Roderick N., "Craftsmen's Union Halls, Male Bonding, and Female Industrial Labor: The Case of Baltimore, 1880-1917," Labor History, 37 (1995), 211-31.

Salmond, John A., Gastonia 1929: The Story of the Loray Mill Strike (North Carolina, 1995).

Salyer, Lucy A., Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law (North Carolina, 1995).

Scally, Robert James, The End of Hidden Ireland: Rebellion, Famine, and Emigration (Oxford, 1994).

Scholliers, Peter, "Grown-ups, Boys and Girls in the Ghent Cotton Industry: The Voortman Mills, 1835-1914," Social History, 20 (1995), 201-18.

Scully, Pamela, "Rape, Race, and Colonial Culture: The Sexual Politics of Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony, South Africa," American Historical Review, 100 (1995), 335-59.

Shahidian, Hammed, "Islam, Politics, and the Problems of Writing Women's History in Iran," Journal of Women's History, 7:2 (Summer '95), 113-44.

Smith, Kevin D., "A Fragmented Freedom: The Historiography of Emancipation and its Aftermath in the British West Indies," Slavery & Abolition, 16 (1995), 101-30.

Soloway, Richard A., "The 'Perfect Contraceptive': Eugenics and Birth Control Research in Britain and America in the Interwar Years," Journal of Contemporary History, 30 (1995), 637-64.

Stack, Carol, Call To Home: African Americans Reclaim the Rural South (Basic, 1995).

Steinberg, Stephen, "Race and Radicalism in the 1960s," New Politics, 19 (Summer '95), 41-54.

Steinberg, Stephen, Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial Justice in American Thought and Policy (Beacon, 1995).

Stevenson, Brenda, Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South (Oxford, 1995).

Stott, Richard B., ed., History of My Own Times , or the Life and Adventures of William Otter (Cornell, 1995).

Stowell, David O., "Small Property Holders and the Great Strike of 1877: Railroads, City Streets, and the Middle Classes," Journal of Urban History, 21 (1995), 741-63.

Sugrue, Thomas J., "Crabgrass-Roots Politics: Race, Rights, and the Reaction against Liberalism in the Urban North, 1940-1964," Journal of American History, 82 (1995), 551-78.

Sutton, Donald S., "Consuming Counterrevolution: The Ritual and Culture of Cannibalism in Wuxuan, Guangxi, China, May to July 1968," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37 (1995), 136-72.

Tamura, Eileen H., "Gender, Schooling and Teaching, and the Nisei in Hawaii: An Episode in American Immigration History, 1900-1940," Journal of American Ethnic History, 14 (Summer '95), 3-26.

Tanner, Clare L., "Class, Caste and Gender in Collective Action: Agricultural Labour Unions in Two Indian Villages," Journal of Peasant Studies, 22 (1995), 672-98.

Thale, Mary, "Women in London Debating Societies in 1780," Gender & History, 7 (1995), 5-24.

"Thinking Theory in Asian American Studies," special issue of Amerasia Journal, 21:1&2 (1995).

Tolnay, Stewart and E.M. Beck, A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930 (Illinois, 1995).

Trexler, Richard C., Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order, and the European Conquest of the Americas (Cornell, 1995).

Turner, William B., "Lesbian/Gay Rights and Immigration Policy: Lobbying to End the Medical Model," Journal of Policy History, 7 (1995), 208-25.

Valiulis, Maryann Gialanella, "Power, Gender, and Identity in the Irish Free State," Journal of Women's History, 7:1 (Spring '95), 99-116.

Vergara, Camilo José, The New American Ghetto (Rutgers, 1995).

Viola, Lynne, Peasant Rebels Under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance (Oxford, 1995).

Wach, Howard M., "A Boston Feminist in the Victorian Public Sphere: The Social Criticism of Caroline Healey Dall," New England Quarterly, 68 (1995), 429-50.

Weir, Lorna, "Left Popular Politics in Canadian Feminist Abortion Organizing, 1982-1991," Feminist Studies, 20 (1994), 249-74.

Wellman, David, The Union Makes Us Strong: Radical Unionism on the San Francisco Waterfront (Cambridge, 1995).

White, Shane and Graham White, "Slave Clothing and African-American Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," Past & Present, No. 148 (Aug. '95), 149-86.

Wilson, Sandra, "Mobilizing Women in Inter-War Japan: The National Defence Women's Association and the Manchurian Crisis," Gender & History, 7 (1995), 295-314.

Winans, Edgar V., "The Head of the King: Museums and the Path to Resistance," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 36 (1994), 221-41.

Wixson, Douglas, Worker-Writer in America: Jack Conroy and the Tradition of Midwestern Literary Radicalism, 1898-1990 (Illinois, 1994).

"World History and Its Critics," theme issue of History and Theory, 34:2 (1995).

Zieger, Robert, The CIO, 1935-1955 (North Carolina, 1995).

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