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Vol. 15 No. 4 · 25 February 1993

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Vol. 15 No. 4 · 25 February 1993

Tom Nairn

Demonising Nationalism

Letters

Michael Tanner, Alan Sinfield, Tony Fairman, Walter de las Casas, Philippa Tristram, Anthony Arblaster, Andrew Scott, John Grant, Keith Flett, Basil Davidson, Freddy Hurdis-Jones

Paul Muldoon

Poem: ‘Ovid: Metamorphoses’

Linda Colley

People and Places: Country House Donors and the National Trust by James Lees-Milne. Murray, 232 pp., £19.99, October 1992, 0 7195 5145 5
The Making of the National Poet: Shakespeare, Adaptation and Authorship, 1660-1769 by Michael Dobson. Oxford, 266 pp., £30, October 1992, 0 19 811233 5
Myths of the English edited by Roy Porter. Polity, 280 pp., £39.50, October 1992, 0 7456 0844 2
Fields of Vision: Landscape Imagery and National Identity in England and the United States by Stephen Daniels. Polity, 257 pp., £39.50, November 1992, 0 7456 0450 1

Lynn Hunt

Revolutionary France, 1770-1880 by François Furet, translated by Antonia Nevill. Blackwell, 630 pp., £40, December 1992, 0 631 17029 4

Iain Sinclair

Inside the Firm: The Untold Story of the Krays’ Reign of Terror by Tony Lambrianou and Carol Clerk. Pan, 256 pp., £4.99, October 1992, 0 330 32284 2
Gangland: London’s Underworld by James Morton. Little, Brown, 349 pp., £14.99, September 1992, 0 356 20889 3
Nipper: The Story of Leonard ‘Nipper’ Read by Leonard Read and James Morton. Warner, 318 pp., £5.99, September 1992, 0 7515 0001 1
Smash and Grab: Gangsters in the London Underworld by Robert Murphy. Faber, 182 pp., £15.99, February 1993, 0 571 15442 5

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘The night Marlowe died’

Michael Wood

Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Suckers: Bleeding London Dry by Anne Billson. Pan, 315 pp., £4.99, January 1993, 0 330 32806 9

John Lloyd

A History of Vodka by William Pokhlebkin, translated by Renfrey Clarke. Verso, 222 pp., £17.95, December 1992, 0 86091 359 7

Avi Shlaim

The Passionate Attachment: America’s Involvement with Israel by George Ball and Douglas Ball. Norton, 382 pp., £17.95, January 1993, 0 393 02933 6

Keith Kyle

Divided we stand: Britain, the US and the Suez Crisis by W. Scott Lucas. Hodder, 399 pp., £25, September 1991, 0 340 53666 7
Blind Loyalty: Australia and the Suez Crisis by W.J. Hudson. Melbourne, 157 pp., £12.50, November 1991, 0 522 84394 8

Paul Foot

Studded with Diamonds and Paved with Gold: Miners, Mining Companies and Human Rights in South Africa by Laurie Flynn. Bloomsbury, 358 pp., £20, September 1992, 0 7475 1155 1

Kathryn Tidrick

The Black Man’s Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-State by Basil Davidson. James Currey, 372 pp., £9.95, September 1992, 0 85255 700 0
Hearts of Darkness: The European Exploration of Africa by Frank McLynn. Hutchinson, 390 pp., £18.99, August 1992, 0 09 177082 3
African Silences by Peter Matthiessen. Harvill, 225 pp., £7.99, September 1992, 0 00 271186 9

John Bayley

A History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat, translated by Anthea Bell. Blackwell, 801 pp., £25, December 1992, 0 631 17741 8

Dave Haslam

Diary: Post-Madchester

Elizabeth Young

The Case of Anna Kavan by David Callard. Peter Owen, 240 pp., £16.95, January 1993, 0 7206 0867 8

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