Tag Archives: Eric Hobsbawm

Intelligence Matters

Intelligence Matters Charmian Brinson & Richard Dove, A Matter of Intelligence: MI5 and the Surveillance of Anti-Nazi Refugees 1933-50 (2014) Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2015, Notes, Name Index, pp. 239, ISBN 978 0 7190 9079 0. Reviewed by Dr Frank … Continue reading

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Convenient amnesia – airbrushing the history out of History FERGUS DOWNIE

Convenient amnesia – airbrushing the history out of History FERGUS DOWNIE recalls an unjustifiably revered and self-deluding historian Historians, as Khrushchev once observed, are dangerous people, but how could this be otherwise when they are entrusted with a power that … Continue reading

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Will Kymlicka and the disappearing Dominion

Will Kymlicka and the disappearing Dominion RICARDO DUCHESNE analyzes the highly dubious ‛achievements’ of a fêted academic Karl Mannheim’s concept of free-floating intellectuals engaged in the production of knowledge unconcerned with personal motives and interests has long attracted liberal academics uncomfortable … Continue reading

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