Kirkus Reviews

Short Reviews

Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

by Marjorie Shostak

Science in Traditional China: A Comparative Perspective

by Joseph Needham

December 17, 1981 issue

Short Reviews

Indian Running

by Peter Nabokov

Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

by James H. Jones

Russian Journal

by Andrea Lee

November 5, 1981 issue

Short Reviews


by Felix Franks

Wounded Men, Broken Promises: How the Veterans Administration Betrays Yesterday's Heroes

by Robert Klein

October 8, 1981 issue

Short Reviews

Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War

by William Manchester

The Wolf: A Species in Danger

by Erik Zimen, translated by Eric Mosbacher

January 22, 1981 issue

Short Reviews

A Just Measure of Pain: The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850

by Michael Ignatieff

Elusive Victory: The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1947-1974

by Trevor N. Dupuy

November 9, 1978 issue

Short Reviews

The Dionne Years: A Thirties Melodrama

by Pierre Berton

Visions of Glory: A History and a Memory of Jehovah's Witnesses

by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

The Horse of Pride: Life in a Breton Village

by Pierre-Jakez Hélias, translated and abridged by June Guicharnaud

The Pesticide Conspiracy

by Robert van den Bosch

October 26, 1978 issue

Short Reviews

The Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben

by Joseph Borkin

Of Wolves and Men

by Barry Holstun Lopez

October 12, 1978 issue

Short Reviews

Acting Out: Coping with Big City Schools

by Roland Betts

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons

by Gerald Durrell

Spooks: The Haunting of America
The Private Use of Secret Agents

by Jim Hougan

Leon Trotsky

by Irving Howe

The Year of the Ant

by George Ordish

The History of Australia: The Twentieth Century, 1901-1975

by Russel Ward

Sun, Moon and Standing Stones

by John Edwin Wood

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September 28, 1978 issue

Short Reviews

The Lowell Offering: Writings by New England Mill Women, 1840-1845

edited by Benita Eisler

Twilight of the Old Order

by Claude Manceron

February 9, 1978 issue

Short Review

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

by David McCullough

July 14, 1977 issue

Short Reviews

The Fox of the North: The Life of Kutuzov
General of War and Peace

by Roger Parkinson

Joseph Smith: The First Mormon

by Donna Hill

April 14, 1977 issue

Short Review

The Man Who Lost China

by Brian Crozier, with the collaboration of Eric Chou

November 25, 1976 issue

Short Reviews

The Loyal Blacks

by Ellen Gibson Wilson

Song of Protest

by Pablo Neruda, translated by Miguel Algarin

June 24, 1976 issue

Short Reviews

A New Life of Anton Chekhov

by Ronald Hingley

The Lives of Roger Casement

by B. L. Reid

Penguins: Past and Present, Here and There

by George Gaylord Simpson

The Year the Big Apple Went Bust

by Fred Ferretti

The Search for J.F.K.

by Joan Blair and Clay Blair Jr.

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June 10, 1976 issue

Short Reviews

Eagle and Sword: The Federalists and the Creation of the Military Establishment in America, 1783-1802

by Richard H. Kohn

The Long Thirst: Prohibition in America: 1920-1933

by Thomas M. Coffey

October 16, 1975 issue

Short Reviews

Phenomenology and Art

by José Ortega y Gasset, translated by Philip W. Silver

Russia Under the Old Regime

by Richard Pipes

April 17, 1975 issue

Short Reviews

In Praise of Darkness

by Jorges Luis Borges, translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni

Lost Chance in China: The World War II Despatches of John S. Service

edited by Joseph W. Esherick

The Fearful Void

by Geoffrey Moorhouse

Bright Eyes: The Story of Susette La Flesche, an Omaha Indian

by Dorothy Clarke Wilson

Confessions of a Bird Watcher

by Roger Barton

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April 4, 1974 issue

Short Reviews

Ten Lost Years 1929-1939: Memories of Canadians Who Survived the Depression

by Barry Broadfoot


by Ernest Tidyman

Remaking Asia: Essays on the American Uses of Power

edited by Mark Selden

All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community

by Carol Stack

March 21, 1974 issue

Short Reviews

My Belief: Essays on Life and Art

by Hermann Hesse, translated by Denver Lindley

Three Faces of Marxism: The Political Concepts of Soviet Ideology, Maoism, and Humanist Marxism

by Wolfgang Leonhard, translated by Ewald Oser

The Invisible China: The Overseas Chinese and the Politics of Southeast Asia

by Garth Alexander

Xingu: The Indians, Their Myths

by Orlando Villas Boas and Claudio Villas Boas, edited by Kenneth S. Brecher, translated by Susana Hertelendy Rudge

March 7, 1974 issue

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