1 September 1988
Show More The Duel in European History: Honour and the Reign of Aristocracy by V.G. Kiernan.
Oxford, 360 pp., £25, March 1988, 0 19 822566 0Show More
History, Classes and Nation-States: Selected Writings of Victor Kiernan edited by Harvey Kaye.
Blackwell, 284 pp., £27.50, June 1988, 0 7456 0424 2Show More
“... majority of British historians who take even a remotely radical line, he comes from the North. His critical perspective on the past has not led him to chronicle the mass of humankind, but rather what HarveyKaye calls the ‘machinery of class domination’. In particular, he has explored the ideas and processes by which governing classes rule and are themselves regulated. Duelling, for him, represents ...”