Liberal Complacence  

“A very perfet gentil knight” —Sir Ralf Dahrendorf was born in the Weimar Republic, the son of a Social Democratic deputy in the Reichstag who suffered imprisonment under Hitler; he himself studied and taught at several Western campuses, entered West …



The Mind of a Historian  

Here is a rich book—a dozen essays, of uneven quality, some hitherto unpublished, some published in inaccessible places, which, taken together, offer a conspectus of Herbert Gutman’s energetic genius. Yet the volume would seem shapeless and sprawling—now labor struggles in …