Published in the print edition of the January 6, 2020, issue, with the headline “Embarrassment of Riches.” Sheelah Kolhatkar is a staff writer at The New Yorker , … America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence. freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age Paperback – Illustrated, December 8, 1997 by Simon Schama (Author) Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. The evidence appears to point to a resounding yes. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Copyright 2020 Capital Research Center. "Nice to see you," the eventually discovered video has him saying to Roger Tamraz, a man who raises eyebrows in the Beirut "business community," when this choice person appears at a White House coffee morning. 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You can read our Privacy Policy here. By signing up to receive emails, you agree to receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nation's journalism. Opening the pages of Schama’s Embarrassment of Riches has felt like letting the waters of knowledge wash over my poor guideless and guileless mind. An embarrassment of riches: The seduction of postfeminism in the academy. Not even that flagrant contradiction was enough to unsettle the loyalists. A proper investigation of the Lewinsky matter, and of the Revlon money that was used to try and help condition the testimony of Lewinsky and of Webster Hubbell, would have exposed the nature of this lawless and corrupt White House several years before it exposed itself, and in time to do something about it. 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His books include Callaghan: The Road to Number Ten (Cassell, 1976); Hostage to History: Cyprus From the Ottomans to Kissinger (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989); Imperial Spoils: The Case of the Parthenon Marbles (Hill and Wang, 1989); Blood, Class and Nostalgia: Anglo-American Ironies (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990); and The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice (Verso, 1995); as well as two collections including many Nation essays: Prepared for the Worst (Hill and Wang, 1989) and For the Sake of Argument: Essays & Minority Reports (Verso, 1993). Schama explores the mysterious contradictions of the Dutch nation that invented itself from the ground up, attained an unprecedented level of affluence, and lived in constant dread of being corrupted by happiness. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 19 th September 2019 . $42.09. 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