Contents


The Free ‘Brown’ Slaveholders

Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South by Michael P. Johnson, by James L. Roark

No Chariot Let Down: Charleston’s Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War edited by Michael P. Johnson, edited by James L. Roark

Girl from Berlin

Marlene Dietrich’s ABC by Marlene Dietrich

Marlène D. by Marlene Dietrich

Sublime Marlene by Thierry de Navacelle

Marlene Dietrich: Portraits 1926–1960 introduction by Klaus-Jürgen Sembach, epilogue by Josef von Sternberg

Dietrich by Alexander Walker

Marlene a film directed by Maximilian Schell, produced by Karel Dirka

The Big Two

Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. I, Alliance Emerging Vol. II, Alliance Forged Vol. III, Alliance Declining edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball

Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. II, Alliance Forged edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball

Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. III, Alliance Declining edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball

Contributors

Leo Marx is the Kenan Professor of American Cultural History (Emeritus) at MIT and most recently the editor, with Bruce Mazlish, of Progress:Fact or Illusion? (July 1999)

Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Columbia. His books include Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940–1944 and, with Michael R. Marrus, Vichy France and the Jews.


Lester Thurow is Professor of Economics and Management at MIT and the former Dean of the Sloan School of Management. He is the author of The Zero-Sum Society, Head to Head, and The Future of Capitalism. (February 1998)

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.