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Vol. 6 No. 21 · 15 November 1984

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Vol. 6 No. 21 · 15 November 1984

Stephen Koss

The Crawford Papers: The Journals of David Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of Balcarres, during the Years 1892 to 1940 edited by John Vincent. Manchester, 645 pp., £35, October 1984, 0 7190 0948 0

Letters

Robert Vanderbilt, Bernard Buschendorf, Nicolas Walter, J.V. Stevenson, Paul Fairey, R.T.B. Langhorne, Rover, Gary Hill

Harold Hancock

Five issues ago Michael Stewart expressed his hostility to Arthur Scargill’s leadership of the miners’ strike. Now Harold Hancock of Grimethorpe, who has taken part in the strike, says what he thinks

Michael Holroyd

Who was David Peterley?

Paul Seabright

Wickedness: A Philosophical Essay by Mary Midgley. Routledge, 224 pp., £14.95, September 1984, 9780710097590

Ruth Fainlight

Poem: ‘My Fuchsia’

Jon Elster

The Politics of Socialism: An Essay in Political Theory by John Dunn. Cambridge, 107 pp., £15, October 1984, 0 521 26736 6

Rosalind Mitchison

An Open Elite? England 1540-1880 by Lawrence Stone and Jeanne Fawtier Stone. Oxford, 566 pp., £24, September 1984, 0 19 822645 4

Roy Porter

Science and Medicine in France: The Emergence of Experimental Physiology 1790-1855 by John Lesch. Harvard, 276 pp., £20, September 1984, 0 674 79400 1
Georges Cuvier: Vocation, Science and Authority in Post-Revolutionary France by Dorinda Outram. Manchester, 299 pp., £25, October 1984, 0 7190 1077 2

Diana Gould

Another Story: Women and the Falklands War by Jean Carr, introduced by Jane Ewart-Biggs. Hamish Hamilton, 162 pp., £7.50, October 1984, 0 241 11391 1

Brian Oxley

Poem: ‘Adams’ Prophecy’

Keith Kyle

The British Empire in the Middle East 1945-1951 by William Roger Louis. Oxford, 818 pp., £45, July 1984, 0 19 822489 3

Christopher Allsopp

The Role and Limits of Government: Essay in Political Economy by Samuel Brittan. Temple Smith, 280 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 85117 237 7

Ted Hughes

Two Poems

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Social Scientist as Innovator by Michael Young. Abt Books, 265 pp., $28, April 1984, 0 89011 593 1
Revolution from Within: Co-operatives and Co-operation in British Industry by Michael Young and Marianne Rigge. Weidenfeld, 188 pp., £12.95, July 1983, 0 297 78234 7
Dilemmas of Liberal Democracies: Studies in Fred Hirsch’s ‘Social Limits to Growth’ edited by Adrian Ellis and Krishan Kumar. Tavistock, 212 pp., £12.95, September 1983, 0 422 78460 5

Charles Hope

The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion by Leo Steinberg. Faber, 222 pp., £25, September 1984, 0 571 13392 4

Svetlana Alpers

Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Genre Painting: Catalogue of the Exhibition at the Royal Academy  Philadelphia Museum of Art, 397 pp., £20, March 1984, 9780876330579
The Golden Age: Dutch Painters of the 17th Century by Bob Haak. Thames and Hudson, 936 pp., £40, September 1984, 0 500 23407 8

Ian Hamilton

Diary: A Hoax within a Hoax

Humphrey Carpenter

Peeping Tom by Howard Jacobson. Chatto, 266 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 7011 2908 5
Watson’s Apology by Beryl Bainbridge. Duckworth, 222 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 7156 1935 7
The Foreigner by David Plante. Chatto, 237 pp., £9.95, November 1984, 0 7011 2904 2

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