Contents


French Cuffs

Fragile Glory: A Portrait of France and the French by Richard Bernstein

Beyond the Tunnel of History by Jacques Darras, with Daniel Snowman

‘La France en Politique 1990’

La Vengeance des Nations by Alain Minc

The Birth of Childhood

Childhood in the Middle Ages by Shulamith Shahar

Small Worlds: The Village Community in Early Medieval Brittany by Wendy Davies

Life in a Medieval Village by Frances Gies and Joseph Gies

Poland After Solidarity

The Roots of Solidarity: A Political Sociology of Poland’s Working-Class Democratization by Roman Laba

Breaking the Barrier: The Rise of Solidarity in Poland by Lawrence Goodwyn

Rok 1989: Bronislaw Geremek Opowiada, Jacek Zakowski Pyta (The Year 1989: Bronislaw Geremek Relates, Jacek Zakowski Asks)

Droga Do Wolnosci: 1985–1990, Decydujace Lata (The Path to Freedom: 1985–1990, the Decisive Years) by Lech Walesa

Wódz (The Chief) by Jaroslaw Kurski

Contributors

Robert Bartlett is Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the author of The Making of Europe, The Hanged Man, and The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages. (June 2010)

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. His most recent book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.
 (December 2017)

Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.

Hugh Honour is the author, with John Fleming, of The Visual Arts: A History, which has recently been published in its sixth expanded edition. (November 2002)

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Janet Malcolm is the author of Reading Chekhov: A Critical ­Journey, among other books. (June 2016)

Michael Massing, a former Executive Editor of The Columbia Journalism Review, frequently writes about the press.
 (January 2016)

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festchrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. (April 2017)