'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

By Craig Owen Jones

Jonathan Lamb's authoritative study affords an interesting perspective on one of history's most unpleasant afflictions. 6 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

6 Feb 2006 // 2:00 PM

A State of Mind (2004)

Even without many personal freedoms, the Pak and Kim families find ways to express themselves.

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It's hard to look at the disease as anything but an allegory for AIDS.

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6 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

In Clowes' hands, the image of a boy peeping through a hole in the wall to leer at a girl in the shower is turned into something sweet and affecting.

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6 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Walkmen

New songs, old haunts, and an end to worry.

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Land of the Lost: The Complete Series

Gerrold understood that sci-fi was more than just weird looking places and strange monsters. It was about story, and characters, and audience identification.

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Eleanor Roosevelt (American Experience)

The documentary illustrates how she galvanized others and made common cause for women's rights and civil rights in particular.

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6 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Good Life by Jay McInerney

Television and history books have claimed the dry facts and the archival images of 11 September, but the perfect tone and human nature of this novel has captured the people, their emotions, and their stories.

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Field Notes: Color of Sunshine

An up and down record that alternately excites and disappoints.

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5 Feb 2006 // 11:00 PM

Thandiswa: Zabalaza

A honeyed solo debut from one of South Africa's well-loved female singers.

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Make a Rising: Rip Through the Hawk Black Night

Madly beautiful, beautifully mad music from this everything-but-the-kitchen-sink Philly collective.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

// Moving Pixels

"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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