Contents


The Devils of Hiroshima

Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars by George L. Mosse

The Bomb by Makoto Oda

The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat by Robert Jay Lifton, by Eric Markusen

Ancient Kids

Children and Childhood in Classical Athens by Mark Golden

Adults and Children in the Roman Empire by Thomas Wiedemann

Back to Bork

The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law by Robert H. Bork

Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America by Ethan Bronner

The People Rising: The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination by Michael Pertschuk, by Wendy Schaetzel

The Impasse Over Israel

Palestine and Israel: A Challenge to Justice by John Quigley

Israel, Palestinians and the Intifada: Creating Facts on the West Bank by Geoffrey Aronson

Arafat: In the Eyes of the Beholder by Janet Wallach, by John Wallach

Palestine and Israel: The Uprising and Beyond by David McDowall

The False Prophet: Rabbi Meir Kahane—From FBI Informant to Knesset Member by Robert I. Friedman

Contributors

John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.

Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas. Born in Riga, he moved in 1917 with his family to Petrograd, where he witnessed the Russian Revolution. In 1921 he emigrated to England. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he was later appointed Professor of Social and Political Theory. He served as the first president of Wolfson College, Oxford, and as president of the British Academy. His correspondence between 1975 and 1997 will be published in 2015. The third volume of his correspondence, Building: Letters 1960–1975, was published in 2013.

Ian Buruma is the author of many books, including The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan (1995), The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), and Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013). He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications.

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.