= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1975 / April | View All Issues |

April 1975

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Wraparound

3 PDF

We are here by design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

3 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

3 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

3-10, 109-115 PDF

We are here by design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Ocean liners to ashtrays·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Crowning achievement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

X-ray of a Chinese woman’s bound foot·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4-5 PDF

What a piece of work is a man!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Designing women·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Fashioning babies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Tattooed morality·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Designs for leaving·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Manhole covers, New York City·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

The form that lives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6-7 PDF

Body building·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Architecture in movement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

In the image of gods·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

The invention of the Coke bottle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Plumb logo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

The design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Capturing the Assyrian seed market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Indivisibility·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Vision as activity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

The evolution of the can opener·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Seeing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

It’s raining·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Arte cosmatesca·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Matrix and pattern·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

16-18, 22-24 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

24 PDF

A problem in spatial composition·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

31-34 PDF

What we left behind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

31-37 PDF

The American absence: two letters from Vietnam·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

34-37 PDF

Saigon dreams·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

38, 42-44, 46-47 PDF

Covering the waterfront·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

51-54, 56 PDF

Command performance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

57-58, 67-68, 70-72, 74, 77-80, 82-92 PDF

The painted word·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

What you see is what they say

Books

104-105 PDF

The finest king·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

105-107 PDF

A reasonable man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

107-108 PDF

Ich bin ein Kefauver Senior·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Game

108 PDF

Verbal voyage·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

109 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Finding exteriors

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The temperate zone

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Creature discomforts

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Vane-glorious

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four-sided power

Wraparound

110 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

So near the heart

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Knock it off

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The life and death of a box

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Favorites

Wraparound

111 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Perfect design

Wraparound

112 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Nostalgia and shelter

Wraparound

112 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

112-113 PDF

Making connections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The discriminating eye

Wraparound

113 PDF

Ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

113 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poster garden

Wraparound

113 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Early blossoms

Wraparound

113 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Here’s a tip

Wraparound

113 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The good grind

Wraparound

113 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trucking

Wraparound

114 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Adding triangles

Wraparound

114 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Seeing through to the tea

Wraparound

114 PDF

Ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

114 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Calculating look

Wraparound

114-115 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Be it ever so homely . . .

Wraparound

115 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How it stacks up

Wraparound

115 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Head beautiful

Wraparound

115 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trash elegant

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today