11 November 1999
Show More Marx on Suicide edited by Eric Plaut and Kevin Anderson, translated by Gabrielle Edgcomb.
Northwestern, 152 pp., £11.20, May 1999, 0 8101 1632 4Show More
Suicide in the Middle Ages, Vol I: The Violent Against Themselves by Alexander Murray.
Oxford, 510 pp., £30, January 1999, 0 19 820539 2Show More
A History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture by Georges Minois, translated by Lydia Cochrane.
Johns Hopkins, 420 pp., £30, December 1998, 0 8018 5919 0Show More
“... if it is right to put Calvinists, to whom it may possibly apply, in the same boat as Lutherans, who did not believe in double predestination and were quite as good at social solidarity as Catholics. GeorgesMinois’s A History of Suicide is an excellent companion to Murray. Only occasionally over-confident in a French sort of way, it is learned and readable, and beautifully translated by Lydia Cochrane ...”