What’s New in Peru

The Unrevolutionary Society: The Power of Latin American Conservatism in a Changing World by John Mander

The Colonial Heritage of Latin America: Essays on Economic Dependence in Perspective by Stanley J. Stein and Barbara H. Stein

Pressure Groups and Power Elites in Peruvian Politics by Carlos A. Astiz

Politics in the Altiplano: The Dynamics of Change in Rural Peru by Edward Dew

Peru 1965: Notes on a Guerrilla Experience by Hector Béjar

Deus le Volt?

The Epic of the Crusades by René Grousset, translated by Noel Lindsay

A History of the Crusades, Vol. I: The First Hundred Years edited by Kenneth M. Setton, edited by Marshall W. Baldwin

A History of the Crusades, Vol. II: The Later Crusades edited by Kenneth M. Setton, edited by Robert Lee Wolff, edited by Harry W. Hazard

The Christian Centuries, A New History of the Catholic Church Vol. II: The Middle Ages by M. David Knowles and Dimitri Obolensky

The Norman Achievement by David C. Douglas

Heresies of the High Middle Ages by Walter L. Wakefield and Austin P. Evans

The Great Church in Captivity by Steven Runciman

Your Move

Prisoner’s Dilemma by Anatol Rapoport and Albert M. Chammah

Strategy and Conscience by Anatol Rapoport

Two-Person Game Theory: The Essential Ideas by Anatol Rapoport

Fights, Games, and Debates by Anatol Rapoport

Weimar and the Intellectuals: II

Weimar Germany’s Left-Wing Intellectuals: A Political History of the Weltbühne and Its Circle by Istvan Deak

Kurt Tucholsky and the Ordeal of Germany, 1914-1935 by Harold L. Poor

Social Conservatism and the Middle Classes in Germany, 1914-1933 by Herman Lebovics

Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider by Peter Gay

Live Attraction

The Joke by Milan Kundera, translated by David Hamblyn, translated by Oliver Stallybrass

The Tongues of Men by John Schultz

The Great American Jackpot by Herbert Gold

The Simultaneous Man by Ralph Blum


Geoffrey Barraclough (1908–1984) was a British historian.

Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at MIT.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern ­History at Oxford. His books include Empires of the Atlantic World: ­Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830 and, most ­recently, Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion.
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E. J. Hobsbawm (1917–2012) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

Virgil Thomson (1896–1989) was a composer and critic. He collaborated extensively with Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretti for his operas Four Saints in Three Actsand The Mother of Us All. In 1988 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.