Communism and Jacobinism  

THE NEW JACOBINS, THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY, AND THE POPULAR FRONT, by Daniel R. Brower. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 265 pp. $7.95. THERE ARE TWO THEMES in this book: (1) the way Stalin used the French Communist party and its …



Modernism And Weimar  

Peter Gay’s book breathes elegance, wit, and discernment. His portrayal of the scholarly, literary, and artistic brilliance of the first German republic illuminates much that has been obscure or available only through specialized monographs. The Bauhaus, German Expressionism, the internationally …



The Campus Radical in 1960  

If there is to be an American political left in the 1960s and 70s it will be led, for the most part, by radical students of today and tomorrow, rather than by those who received their political training in the …