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Psychopathia Criminalis

Psychopathia Criminalis Richard Lynn, Race Differences in Psychopathic Personality: An Evolutionary Analysis, Augusta, GA: Washington Summit Publishers (In Press), Pp 368., US $ 29.95., reviewed by Evelyn Quinn Professor Richard Lynn, the doyen of differential psychology, is well known for his … Continue reading

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Women’s Legal Landmarks

Women’s Legal Landmarks Women’s Legal Landmarks, ed Erica Rackley and Rosemary Auchmuty, Hart Publishing, 2018, ISBN 978-1-78225-977-0, reviewed by Angela Ellis-Jones This collection of short articles by mainly female authors marks the centenary of 1919, the  year which saw the … Continue reading

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Generation Identity

Generation Identity The Identitarians: the Movement Against Globalism and Islam in Europe, José Pedro Zúquete, 2018, University of Notre Dame Press, reviewed by Ed Dutton José Pedro Zúquete is a Research Fellow at the Social Sciences Institute of Lisbon University. … Continue reading

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Vasilli Grossman, Pilgrim and Prophet

Vasilii Grossman, Pilgrim and Prophet Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations (Jeremiah: 1:5) Editorial note: … Continue reading

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Yes, Intelligence Matters

Yes, Intelligence Matters by Frank Ellis Robert Hutchinson, German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler’s War to the Cold War: Flawed Assumptions and Faulty Analysis, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence Kansas, 2019, notes, bibliography, index, pp. vii-x + pp.1-247, ISBN 978-0-7006-2757-8 According to … Continue reading

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The British Aristocracy, a Retrospect

The British Aristocracy, a Retrospect Entitled: a Critical History of the British Aristocracy, Chris Bryant, 2017, Transworld Penguin, ISBN 9780857523167, reviewed by Monty Skew Chris Bryant is a privately educated, former Anglican priest, once a Conservative Party supporter, who subsequently became MP for the Rhondda, one … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Blessed are the Peacemakers Lansdowne; The Last Great Whig, Simon Kerry, Unicorn, 398pp, 2017, ISBN  978-1-910787-95-3, reviewed by Angela Ellis-Jones This biography of Lord Lansdowne, one of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain’s most distinguished people, is written by the subject’s … Continue reading

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Blake, Envisioned

Blake, Envisioned William Blake, an exhibition, Tate Britain, 11th Sept 2019 to 2nd Feb 2020 William Blake, by Martin Myrone & Amy Concannon, Tate, 2019, reviewed by Leslie Jones William Blake was born in London, on 28th November 1757, at … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion

Perfidious Albion The United States’ Entry into the First World War: the Role of British and German Diplomacy, Justin Quinn Olmstead, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2018, hb, 206 pp, reviewed by Leslie Jones In 1914, the majority of Americans wanted … Continue reading

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Leaving Sneddonland

Leaving Sneddonland On Michael Jackson, Margo Jefferson, Granta, £9.99, reviewed by Stoddard Martin It is unfortunate, if perhaps inevitable, that great creators, not least of music, should morph into personalities to be analysed to death, or beyond. Mozart, Beethoven and Wagner … Continue reading

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