Contents


Witness

Before the Storm: Memories of My Youth in Old Prussia by Marion Countess Dönhoff, translated by Jean Steinberg, foreword by George F. Kennan

Weit ist der Weg nach Osten: Berichte und Betrachtungen aus funf Jahrzehnten by Marion Gräfin Dönhoff

Foe into Friend: The Makers of the New Germany from Konrad Adenauer to Helmut Schmidt by Marion Dönhoff, translated by Gabriele Annan

Preussen—Mass und Masslosigkeit by Marion Gräfin Dönhoff

The Storm Over the University

Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education by Roger Kimball

The Politics of Liberal Education Winter 1990, Vol. 89, No. 1). edited by Darryl L. Gless, edited by Barbara Herrnstein Smith

The Voice of Liberal Learning: Michael Oakeshott on Education edited by Timothy Fuller

Brave New Worlds

Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution by Richard Stites

Revolution and Culture: The Bogdanov-Lenin Controversy by Zenovia A. Sochor

Contributors

Aileen Kelly is a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. Her books include Toward Another Shore: Russian Thinkers Between Necessity and Chance.


Hugh Lloyd-Jones is the Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Oxford University. His many books include The Justice of Zeus, the Oxford Text of Sophocles, and three volumes of Sophocles for the Loeb Classical Library. (December 2000)

Eric L. McKitrick (1920–2002) was a historian of the United States. Educated at Columbia, McKitrick taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers before returning to Columbia in 1960. He is perhaps best known for Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction; his other works treated slavery and the American South, as well as the history of the American party system.

Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City, and his extraordinarily busy and fruitful life took him from civil-war Spain to surrealist Paris, from US universities to the Mexican embassy in New Delhi, where he served for six years as ambassador before resigning in protest after his government’s suppression of student demonstrations at the 1968 Olympic Games. A great poet, Paz was also the author of many essays and a study of Mexican identity, The Labyrinth of Solitude, as well as the founder and editor of two important journals, Plural and Vuelta. Octavio Paz received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.

John R. Searle is Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is Making the Social World.
 (January 2013)

H. R. Trevor-Roper (1914–2003) was a British historian and the author of The Last Days of Hitler. He taught at Oxford, where he was the Regius Professor Modern History.