16 February 1989
Show More The Permanent Revolution: The French Revolution and its Legacy 1789-1989 edited by Geoffrey Best.
Fontana, 241 pp., £4.95, November 1988, 0 00 686056 7Show More
“... Caledonia, 14 July will be marked by a pop concert by Johnny Clegg, ‘le Zoulou blanc’ (unknown in Britain, where, as a South African, he is banned from TV, but bigger than Springsteen or Michael Jackson in France). What would Danton have thought of the Revolution being commemorated by a left-wing South African singing Zulu rock in the South Pacific? Perhaps it’s best we don’t know. One longs, at ...”