Contents


The Jolly Institution

Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman

Time on the Cross: Evidence and Methods
A Supplement
by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman

Pioneer

The Book, the Ring, and the Poet: A Biography of Robert Browning by William Irvine and Park Honan

Contributors

Bernard Avishai teaches political economy at Dartmouth College and business at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is the author of The Tragedy of Zionism, among other books. He was made a Guggenheim fellow in 1987.

Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

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

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

John Richardson (1924–2019) was a curator, art historian, and author of a multivolume biography of Pablo Picasso.

Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Most Good You Can Do, and, most recently, Famine, Affluence, and Morality. (May 2016)

Garry Wills’s most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (November 2019)

Sheldon S. Wolin is Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton.

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.