Contents


Wartime

Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers by Joseph T. Glatthaar

The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War by Iver Bernstein

Inside War: The Guerrilla Conflict in Missouri During the American Civil War by Michael Fellman

The Last Days of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Voices edited by Gerd Balke, with an introduction by Anthony Lawrence

Kowtow! by William Shawcross

City on the Rocks: Hong Kong’s Uncertain Future by Kevin Rafferty

Hong Kong Countdown by George Hicks

Rousseau in the Revolution

Rousseau and the Republic of Virtue: The Language of Politics in the French Revolution by Carol Blum

A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution edited by François Furet, edited by Mona Ozouf

La Déclaration des droits de l’homme et du citoyen by Stéphane Rials

L’An I des droits de l’homme by A de Baecque and L.M. Vovelle and W. Schmale

Les Déclarations des droits de l’homme et du citoyen by Christine Fauré

The French Revolution and the Creation of Modern Political Culture, Volume II: The Political Culture of the Revolution edited by Colin Lucas

La Révolution des droits de l’homme by Marcel Gauchet

Contributors

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most ­recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
 (October 2016)

M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.

Julia Preston is a contributing writer at the Marshall Project. From 2006 until 2016 she was the National Immigration Correspondent for The New York Times.
 (May 2017)

Marilynne Robinson is the author, most recently, of Lila, a novel, and The Givenness of Things: Essays. Her essay in this issue is drawn from her new book, What Are We Doing Here?, which will be published in February by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (November 2017)

Felix Rohatyn is an investment banker and has been a governor of the New York Stock Exchange, Chairman of the New York Municipal Assistance Corporation, and US Ambassador to France. (October 2008)

Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, which has served as the setting for many of his novels. He won the National Book Award for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, and for Sabbath’s Theater, the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, and three PEN/Faulkner awards, for Operation Shylock, The Human Stain, and Everyman.

Quentin Skinner is Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary, University of London. His latest book, Forensic Shakespeare, will be published later this year. (June 2014)

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Jean Starobinski is Professor Emeritus of French literature at the University of Geneva. Blessings in Disguise and Largesse are among his works in English. A translation of his recent Action et réaction is to appear later this year. (May 2003)