= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1976 / July | View All Issues |

July 1976

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

10, 12 PDF

Received ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

13-14, 18 PDF

What Gibbon knew·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

19, 22 PDF

Good news for the big guy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

23-24 PDF

America’s unseen revolution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 27-30, 32-34 PDF

The intelligent co-ed’s guide to America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

35-50 PDF

The historical present·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36-37 PDF

An open letter to my countrymen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36-37 PDF

An open letter to my countrymen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36-41 PDF

The presidents we deserve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36-41 PDF

The presidents we deserve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

38 PDF

The friends of invisible men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

38 PDF

The friends of invisible men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

39 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

39 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40-41 PDF

An era of mousing intrigue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40-41 PDF

An era of mousing intrigue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

42 PDF

The presidential style·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

42 PDF

The presidential style·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43 PDF

Educating the crowd·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43 PDF

Educating the crowd·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43-48 PDF

Why should the majority rule?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43-48 PDF

Why should the majority rule?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

44 PDF

The national division·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

44 PDF

The national division·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

45 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

45 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46 PDF

Chafed elbows·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46 PDF

Chafed elbows·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47 PDF

His master’s appointment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47 PDF

His master’s appointment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

48 PDF

Votes for emptiness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

48 PDF

Votes for emptiness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

53-56, 58-60, 62-66 PDF

Last courtesies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

67-72 PDF

Obsessed with sport·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

73-74 PDF

Government-inspected platitudes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

75-76 PDF

Less than meets the eye·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

77-78, 82 PDF

Two gentlemen poets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

82-83 PDF

Design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

86 PDF

RighTangles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

January 2015

Come With Us if You Want to Live

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Body Politic

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Problem of Pain Management

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Game On

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Love Crimes

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Body Politic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“‘He wrote all these love poems, but he was a son of a bitch,’ said a reporter from a wire service.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
Article
Love Crimes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If a man rapes a woman, she might be forced to marry him, because in Afghanistan sex before marriage is dishonorable.”
Photographs © Andrew Quilty/Oculi/Agence VU
Article
Game On·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union had posed a truly existential threat.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Come With Us if You Want to Live·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I was startled that all these negative ideologies could be condensed so easily into a positive worldview.”
Illustration by Darrel Rees
Article
Christmas in Prison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Just so you motherfuckers know, I’ll be spending Christmas with my family, eating a good meal, and you’ll all be here, right where you belong.”
Photographer unknown. Artwork courtesy Alyse Emdur

Acres of hemp grown by “patriotic‚” U.S. farmers in 1942 at the behest of the U.S. government:

36,000

A study suggested that the health effects of exposure to nuclear radiation at Chernobyl were no worse than ill health resulting from smoking and normal urban air pollution.

Greenpeace apologized after activists accidentally defaced the site of Peru’s 2,000-year-old Nazca Lines when they unfurled cloth letters reading “time for change” near the ancient sand drawings. “We fully understand,” the group wrote in a statement, “that this looks bad.”

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