The New Era: American Thought and Culture in the 1920s

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They had eclectic musical tastes, frequently changing their opinions. It is only the devil, they say, that loves logic. Obviously he didn't expect to be met, because when I murmured an enquiring, ``Se or Ortega?'' into his ear he swerved away from me and nearly dropped a little handbag he was carrying. Hayes said of Bell's telephone: "That's an amazing invention but who would ever want to use one of them?" Further evidence of the Chacoan system, including road traces and outlier communities with “great houses,” extends well beyond the property boundaries, but was not considered for inclusion at the time of inscription.

Pages: 283

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 1 edition (December 22, 2011)

ISBN: B0076MQI0Q

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