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Year 1979 Archives
The New Statesman Archives
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  • The New Statesman
    Total Archives: 16 Years, 636 Issues, 10,982 Articles, 25,128pp
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    1. The New Statesman
      , November 16, 1979, p. 763
    2. (Verse)
      The New Statesman
      , June 15, 1979, p. 881
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      (4 Reviews)
      Jailbird, by Kurt Vonnegut
      1. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
      2. Visitants by Randolph Stow
      3. From the Heat of the Day by Roy A.K. Heath
      4. Hearts of Gold by Clive Sinclair
      The New Statesman
      , December 7, 1979, p. 902
    4. Books & Arts 
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      (14 Reviews)
      Ben-Gurion: A Biography, by Michael Bar-Zohar
      1. Ben-Gurion: A Biography by Michael Bar-Zohar
      2. The Israeli Secret Service by Richard Deacon
      3. Exile and Return by Martin Gilbert
      4. Operation Susannah by Aviezer Golan
      5. The Jewish Paradox by Nahum Goldmann
      6. Who Stands Accused? by Chaim Herzog
      7. The Arabs in Israel by Sabri Jiryis
      8. Palestine: A Modern History by A.W. Kayyali
      9. West Bank/East Bank by Shaul Mishal
      10. In Search of Identity by Anwar El-Sadat
      11. Palestinians: From Peasants to Revolutionaries by Rosemary Sayigh
      12. Israel: Pluralism and Conflict by Sammy Smooha
      13. Anglo-Arab Relations and the Question of Palestine, 1914-1921 by Abdul Latif Tibawi
      14. The Palestinians in Israel by Elia Zureik
      The New Statesman
      , May 11, 1979, pp. 685-687
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      (Review)
      The Fountains of Paradise, by Arthur C. Clarke
      1. The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
      The New Statesman
      , January 26, 1979, p. 119
    6. (Verse)
      1. The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
      The New Statesman
      , July 6, 1979, p. 18
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      (Review)
      The Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, by Edward A. Bloom, Lillian D. Bloom, an...
      1. The Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney by Edward A. Bloom, Lillian D. Bloom, an...
      The New Statesman
      , January 19, 1979, p. 83
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      (4 Reviews)
      Dog Days in Babel, by Philip Thody
      1. Dog Days in Babel by Philip Thody
      2. Slipping Away by Elizabeth Troop
      3. Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer
      4. Mortal Friends by James Carroll
      The New Statesman
      , February 16, 1979, p. 225
    9. (Verse)
      1. Dog Days in Babel by Philip Thody
      2. Slipping Away by Elizabeth Troop
      3. Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer
      4. Mortal Friends by James Carroll
      The New Statesman
      , July 13, 1979, p. 60
      1. Dog Days in Babel by Philip Thody
      2. Slipping Away by Elizabeth Troop
      3. Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer
      4. Mortal Friends by James Carroll
      The New Statesman
      , April 20, 1979, pp. 552-553
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      (2 Reviews)
      Opposition in Eastern Europe, 1968-1978, by Rudolf Tokes
      1. Opposition in Eastern Europe, 1968-1978 by Rudolf Tokes
      2. The Intellectuals on the Road to Class Power by George Konrad and Ivan Szelenyi
      The New Statesman
      , December 7, 1979, pp. 896-897
      1. Opposition in Eastern Europe, 1968-1978 by Rudolf Tokes
      2. The Intellectuals on the Road to Class Power by George Konrad and Ivan Szelenyi
      The New Statesman
      , November 9, 1979, p. 730
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      (Review)
      Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis, by Ralph Freedman
      1. Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis by Ralph Freedman
      The New Statesman
      , June 1, 1979, p. 793
      1. Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis by Ralph Freedman
      The New Statesman
      , February 9, 1979, p. 171
      1. Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis by Ralph Freedman
      The New Statesman
      , December 21, 1979, pp. 982-985
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      (2 Reviews)
      A Martian Sends a Postcard Home, by Craig Raine
      1. A Martian Sends a Postcard Home by Craig Raine
      2. Poems, 1962-1978 by Derek Mahon
      The New Statesman
      , December 14, 1979, p. 947
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      (3 Reviews)
      Renaissance Man and Creative Thinking, by Dorothy Koenigsberger
      1. Renaissance Man and Creative Thinking by Dorothy Koenigsberger
      2. Astrology and the Popular Press by Bernard Capp
      3. The Pattern of Expectation, 1644-2001 by I.F. Clarke
      The New Statesman
      , July 13, 1979, p. 60
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      (Review)
      Only Children, by Alison Lurie
      1. Only Children by Alison Lurie
      The New Statesman
      , April 20, 1979, p. 563
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      (3 Reviews)
      A Dry White Season, by Andre Brink
      1. A Dry White Season by Andre Brink
      2. The Skaters' Waltz by Philip Norman
      3. In the Lap of Atlas by Richard Arthur Warren Hughes
      The New Statesman
      , October 5, 1979, p. 516
      1. A Dry White Season by Andre Brink
      2. The Skaters' Waltz by Philip Norman
      3. In the Lap of Atlas by Richard Arthur Warren Hughes
      The New Statesman
      , March 23, 1979, pp. 388-389