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Vol. 24 No. 4 · 21 February 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 4 · 21 February 2002

Murray Sayle

China and the Vietnam Wars 1950-75 by Qiang Zhai. North Carolina, 304 pp., $49.95, April 2000, 0 8078 4842 5
None so Blind: A Personal Account of the Intelligence Failure in Vietnam by George Allen. Ivan Dee, 296 pp., $27.50, October 2001, 1 56663 387 7
No Peace, No Honour: Nixon, Kissinger and Betrayal in Vietnam by Larry Berman. Free Press, 334 pp., $27.50, November 2001, 0 684 84968 2

Letters

James Waterson, Rupert Holroyd, Ian Adveron, Lavinia Cramer, Timothy Mowl, Patrick Parrinder, Leon Lewis, Norah Carlin, Brian Towers, Nancy Kenyon, Richard Boston, Dod Davidson, Tahir Kayani

Robert Crawford

Four Poems

Mary Beard

Asterix and the Actress by Albert Uderzo, translated by Anthea Bell. Orion, 48 pp., £9.99, April 2001, 0 7528 4657 4

Michael Byers

The World according to Cheney, Rice and Rumsfeld

Eric Hobsbawm

War and Peace in the 20th Century

Susan Watkins

Rosa Luxemburg: An Intimate Portrait by Mathilde Jacob, translated by Hans Fernbach. Lawrence and Wishart, 143 pp., £9.99, May 2000, 0 85315 900 9

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Say Cheese

Christopher Tayler

Spies by Michael Frayn. Faber, 224 pp., £14.99, February 2002, 0 571 21286 7

Dan Jacobson

The Price

Peter Campbell

In New Zealand

Daniel Soar

That They May Face the Rising Sun by John McGahern. Faber, 298 pp., £16.99, January 2002, 0 571 21216 6

David Craig

Sea Room: An Island Life by Adam Nicolson. HarperCollins, 391 pp., £14.99, October 2001, 0 00 257164 1

Simon Schaffer

His Invention so Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren by Adrian Tinniswood. Cape, 463 pp., £25, July 2001, 9780224042987

Peter Green

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek, the Man who Discovered Britain by Barry Cunliffe. Allen Lane, 182 pp., £12.99, October 2001, 0 7139 9509 2
Ptolemy’s Geography: An Annotated Translation of the Theoretical Chapters edited by J. Lennart Berggren and Alexander Jones. Princeton, 232 pp., £17.95, January 2002, 0 691 09259 1
Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World: Atlas and Map-By-Map Directory by Richard J.A. Talbert. Princeton, three volumes, £300, September 2000, 9780691031699

Charles Glass

Diary: Israel’s occupation of Palestine

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