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Book Reviews Authored by Professor Carroll Quigley

 

1942

Napoleon's Invasion of Russia - 1812

Review of a book with the same title by Eugene Tarlé

1943

The Revolutionary Committees in the Departments of France

Review of a book with the same title by John Black Sirich

1958

The Eye Goddess

Review of THE EYE GODDESS by O. G. S. Crawford

1959

Prehistoric Man in Europe

Review of PREHISTORIC MAN IN EUROPE by Frank C. Hibben 

1960

The Cult of the Mother-Goddess

Review of THE CULT OF THE MOTHER GODDESS: An Archaeological and Documentary Study by E. O. James

1961

Four Thousand Years Ago

Review of FOUR THOUSAND YEARS AGO by Geoffrey Bibby

Lord Lothian

Review of LORD LOTHIAN (PHILIP KERR), 1882-1940 by J. R. M. Butler

Volume I in a Scholarly Study of Freedom

Review of FREEDOM IN THE ANCIENT WORLD by Herbert J. Muller 

1962

Archaeology at Its Best

Review of THE SILENT PAST: Mysterious and Forgotten Cultures of the World by Ivar Lissner 

Eden Facing the Dictators: How He Looks in Perspective

Review of FACING THE DICTATORS by Anthony Eden

Europe Since Napoleon

Review of a book with same title by David Thomson

Life Abroad is Entirely Different

Review of TRADITIONAL CULTURES: And the Impact of Technological Change by George M. Foster

Philosophy More Enjoyable With This Book

Review of MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY by Armand A. Maurer, C. S. B.

Reason and The Imagination

Review of REASON AND THE IMAGINATION: Studies in the History of Ideas, 1600-1800 edited by Judith A. Mazzeo 

Spengler Abridgement Helpful to Students

Review of THE DECLINE OF THE WEST by Oswald Spengler, abridged by Helmut Werner and Arthur Helps 

The Great Philosophers

Review of THE GREAT PHILOSOPHERS: Vol. I, The Foundations: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Plato, Augustine, Kant by Karl Jaspers 

The Tides of History

Review of THE TIDES OF HISTORY Volume I: From the Beginnings to Islam by Jacques Pirenne 

1963

A Fine Literary Feast of Dietary Samplings

Review of PHILOSOPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY edited by William Barrett and Henry D. Aiken

Books on Archaeology, Art History Share Wave of Popularity This Year

Quigley reviews six books on archaeology and art history

History of Freedom in the Western World

Review of FREEDOM IN THE WESTERN WORLD: Vol. II From the Dark Ages to the Rise of Democracy by Herbert J. Muller 

Interesting Memoir

Review of PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: 1939-1946 by Richard Gardiner Casey 

It Began in Babel: Is This History?

Review of IT BEGAN IN BABEL by Herbert Wendt

Man in Contemporary Society

Review of a book with the same title by the Contemporary Civilization Staff of Columbia College of Columbia University

Munich, the False Peace

Review of Munich, ou la drôle de paix, by Henri Noguères

Modern Philosophy; Descartes to Kant

Review of a book with the same name by Étienne Gilson and Thomas Langan 

New Book by C. Northcote Parkinson

Review of EAST AND WEST by C. Northcote Parkinson 

Outstanding Work On African Tribe Is Republished

Review of THE LIFE OF A SOUTH AFRICAN TRIBE By Henri A. Junod

Palestine Before the Hebrews

Review of a book with the same title by Emmanuel Anati 

Primer of Economic Development

Review of a book with the same title by Robert J Alexander

Surveying Human Mind in Pre-History

Review of PREHISTORY AND THE BEGINNINGS OF CIVILIZATION by Jacquetta Hawkes and Sir Leonard Wooley

The Generalists' Past: Power Patterns of Human History

Review of THE RISE OF THE WEST: A History of the Human Community by William H. McNeill

The Human Factor in Changing Africa

Review of a book with the same title by Melville J Herskovitz

1964

A New St Thomas Aquinas Version

Review of SUMMA THEOLOGIAE by St Thomas Aquinas, edited by Thomas O'Brien

Adventurous Efforts to Discover and Reconstruct the Past

Review of of two books: ROAD TO NINEVEH by Nora Benjamin Kubie and ULYSSES FOUND by Ernie Bradford 

Background on Rites That Now Surround Us

Review of THE MASKS OF GOD: Occidental Mythology by Joseph Campbell

Curious Omissions In a Book on Death

Review of MODERN MAN AND MORTALITY by Jacques Choron

Hans Kohn's Reminiscences

Review of LIVING IN A REVOLUTION: My Encounters With History by Hans Kohn

Important Study of Africa

Review of THE MOSSI OF THE UPPER VOLTA: The Political Development of a Sudanese People by Elliott P.Skinner

Military Classics

Review of an eight volume collection: MILITARY CLASSICS, Stackpole Company, 1964

The Etruscans: Some New Theories on Their Origin

Review of six books on Etruscan history

Two Books on Mankind

Review of of two books: AND THEN CAME MAN by Hartmut Bastian and D. H. Dalby and THE FIVE AGES OF MAN by Gerald Heard

Two New Books On Egyptology

Review of two books: TEMPLES, TOMBS, AND HIEROGLYPHS by Barbara Mertz and SIGNS AND WONDERS UPON PHARAOH by John A. Wilson

1965

A Hard Look at a Philosopher

Review of HEGEL: Reinterpretation, Texts, and Commentary by Walter Kaufmann 

A History of the Ancient World With Much to Be Desired

Review of HISTORY OF MANKIND: Cultural and Scientific Development. Volume II: The Ancient World by Luigi Pareti, Paolo Brezzi, and Luciano Petech

A New Series On Archaeology

Review of MESOPOTAMIA by Jean-Claude Margueron

Impact of West On East Asia

Review of A HISTORY OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION, Volume 2: East Asia; The Modern Transformation by Fairbank, Reischauer and Craig

Narrow View of Europe History Ignores the Significant -- and the U.S.

Review of EUROPE AND THE WORLD SINCE 1914 by Ernest J. Knapton and Thomas K. Derry

Occident and Orient in Retrospect

A review of two books: A HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Chester G. Starr and THE AGELESS CHINESE: A History by Dun J. Lu

Origin of Europe In Routine History

A review of THE ORIGINS OF MODERN EUROPE by James L. White

Philosophy of History and System of Logic

A review of FOUNDATIONS OF HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE by Morton White

Religious Philosophy Of Fifteen Writers

A review of RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHIES OF THE WEST by George F. Thomas

Some Permanent Features of Egyptian Civilization

Review of ETERNAL EGYPT by Pierre Montet

The World of Josephus, Opposite of the Apostles

Review of THE WORLD OF JOSEPHUS by G. A. Williamson

What the West Has Learned

Review of ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE: Volume I, The Century of Discovery by Donald F. Lach 

1966

A Judicious Analysis of Carrel’s Teachings

Review of HOPE FOR OUR TIME: Alexis Carrel on Man and Society. by Joseph T. Durkin

An Indictment of Our Social Morality

Review of THE CORRUPTED LAND: The Social Morality of Modern America by Fred J. Cook 

A Taut, Exciting Chronicle of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Review of THE MISSILE CRISIS by Elie Abel 

Conflicting Views of the Emergence of the West

Review of THE MASK OF JOVE by Stringfellow Barr & THE END OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Santo Mazzarino

Fromm Has a New Approach to a Vital Problem

Review of YOU SHALL BE AS GODS: A Radical Interpretation of the Old Testament and Its Tradition by Erich Fromm

Some Inadequate Nuclear War Assumptions

Review of STRATEGIC POWER AND SOVIET FOREIGN POLICY by Arnold L. Horelick and Myron Rush

South Africa

Review of SOUTH AFRICA by John Cope

The Dark Continent's Dilemma

Review of AFRICA'S SEARCH FOR IDENTITY by Victor C. Ferkiss

The Problem of Atheism In Novak’s Analysis

Review of BELIEF AND UNBELIEF: A Philosophy of Self-Knowledge by Michael Novak

The Society of Man

Review of THE SOCIETY OF MAN by Louis J. Halle

1967

Americans in Africa

Review of AMERICANS IN AFRICA, 1865 - 1900, by Clarence Clendenin, Robert Collins, and Peter Duignan

An Exercise in Historical Perspective

Review of A WORLD HISTORY by William H. McNeill

Back of Colonial Empires

Review of THE COLONIAL EMPIRES By D. K. Fieldhouse

Brilliant Historical Work

Review of ROME ON THE EUPHRATES: The Story of a Frontier by Freya Stark

Classicists' Approach to Western Thought

Review of WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT by Christopher Morris & THE ECONOMIC LIFE OF THE ANCIENT WORLD by Jean-Philippe Levy

Complex Factors Produced Cold War

Review of THE COLD WAR AS HISTORY by Louis J. Halle

Final Volumes in Two History Series

Review of THE STORY OF CIVILIZATION Part X: Rousseau and Revolution & HISTORY OF MANKIND Volume VI: The Twentieth Century by Ware et al.

Galbraith's New Book on Industrial State Has Startling Impact

Review of THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STATE. By John Kenneth Galbraith

History of Ireland

Review of HISTORY OF IRELAND by Giovanni Costigan

History of War and Weapons, 449 To 1660

Review of a book with same title by A. V. B. Norman and Don Pottinger

Mumford’s Provocative Ideas on the Nature of Man

Review of THE MYTH OF THE MACHINE: Technics and Human Development By Lewis Mumford

The Mycenaeans in History

Review of a book with same title by Alan E. Samuel

The Near East’s History in Timely Books

Review of four books: THE NEAR EAST by Jean Bottero, Dietz O. Edzard, Adam Falkenstein and Jean Vercoutter, VOICES FROM THE CLAY by Silvestro Fiore,  LADY OF THE TWO LANDS, by Leonard Cottrell, and THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST TRADITION by Milton Covensky

The New Industrial State

Review of THE INDUSTRIAL STATE by John Kenneth Galbraith

Thoughts on Aquinas By Catholic 'Insider'

Review of two books: THOMISM IN AN AGE OF RENEWAL. By Ralph M. McInerny and PHILOSOPHY IN PROCESS. Vol. 2: 1960-1964 by Paul Weiss

1968

Behind the Sickness in Higher Education

Review of THE ACADEMIC REVOLUTION by C. Jencks and D. Reisman & THE DISSENTING ACADEMY ed. by Theodore Rozak

How to Elevate Our Higher Education

Review of six books: THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY by Jacques Barzun, THE CLOSED CORPORATION by James Ridgeway, CAMPUS 1980 edited by by Alvin C. Enrich, TOWARD AN EFFECTIVE CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION by James E. McClellan, THE WORLD EDUCATIONAL CRISIS by Philip H. Coombs, and THE HIGHER LEARNING IN AMERICA by Paul Woodring

Intellectual Portrait of Max Scheler

Review of MAX SCHELER, 1874-1928: An Intellectual Portrait by John-Raphael Staude.

McLuhan as a Global Verbalizer

Review of two books: WAR AND PEACE IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore and THROUGH THE VANISHING POINT: by Marshall McLuhan and Harley Parker 

Philosophers of History: An Impressive Array

Review of THE RIDDLE OF HISTORY by Bruce Mazlish

Survey of the Cold War Before and After

Review of HISTORY OF THE COLD WAR by André Fontaine & THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD: 1914 / Present by William H. McNeill

Writing Archaeology for the General Public

Review of three books: LOST LAND EMERGING by Walter B. Emery, PROGRESS INTO THE PAST by A. McDonald, and MADOC AND THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA by Richard Deacon

1969

An Important Work on Civilization

Review of THE CIVILIZATIONAL PROCESS by Darcy Ribeiro

Man In Terms of Millions of Years

Review of two books : THREE BILLION YEARS OF LIFE by André de Cayeux and MAN: HIS FIRST TWO MILLION YEARS by Ashley Montagu

The Future in the Light of Technology

Review of TECHNOLOGICAL MAN: The Myth and the Reality By Victor C. Ferkiss

The Roman Soldier

Review of THE ROMAN SOLDIER by G. R. Watson

The White Conscience

Review of THE WHITE CONSCIENCE: AN ANALYSIS OF THE WHITE MAN'S MIND AND CONDUCT by Frank H. Tucker

Three Accounts of Ancient History

Review of three books: ASPECTS OF ANTIQUITY by M. I. Finley, FORGOTTEN SCRIPTS by Cyrus H. Gordon, and THE DECLINE OF ROME by Joseph Vogt

Way of Looking at Things

Review of NEW THINK: The Use of Lateral Thinking in the Generation of New Ideas by Edward de Bono

1970

Bibby on the Dilmun Culture

Review of LOOKING FOR DILMUN by Geoffrey Bibby

Delving Into Linguistic Archaeology

Review of HAMLET'S MILL by Giorgio de Santillana and Hertha von Dechend

Historic Series Begins

Review of THE BATTLE OF ACTIUM: The Rize and Triumph of Augustus Caesar by John M. Carter

Leading Book in Its Genre

Review of THE EVOLUTION OF MAN by David Pilbeam 

On the Youth Stage of American Reality

Review of THE GREENING OF AMERICA by Charles A. Reich

Robert Ardrey, the Current Scheherazade

Review of THE SOCIAL CONTRACT: A Personal Inquiry into the Revolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder by Robert Adrey

Two Conflicting Views of the Same Society

Review of THE MYTH OF THE MACHINE by Lewis Mumford & BETWEEN TWO AGES by Zbigniew Brzezinski

The Great Columbia Plain: A Historical Geography

Review of THE GREAT COLUMBIA PLAIN: A HISTORICAL GEORGRAPHY by Donald W. Meinig

The Nature of Civilizations

Review of THE NATURE OF CIVILIZATIONS by Matthew Melko

Using the Evidence

Review of CLIMATE, MAN, AND HISTORY by Robert Claiborne and THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS by Glyn Daniel

Volta: Man’s Greatest Lake

Review of VOLTA: Man’s Greatest Lake by James Moxon

War: An Anthology

Review of WAR: AN ANTHOLOGY by Edward and Elizabeth Huberman

1971

Beyond Reality With B. F. Skinner

Review of BEYOND FREEDOM AND DIGNITY by B.F. Skinner

Is Man Only a Collection of Hereditary Characteristics?

Review from THE AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST of THE EVOLUTION OF MAN AND SOCIETY by C D Darlington

Man – Is He Just a Collection of Hereditary Characteristics?

Review from THE SUNDAY STAR of THE EVOLUTION OF MAN AND SOCIETY by C D Darlington

UN Peace-keeping in Cyprus

Review of THE IMPARTIAL SOLDIER by Michael Harbottle

1972

Holists, Reductionists in a Battle

Review of FACING REALITY by John C. Eccles & CHANCE AND NECESSITY by Jacques Monod

Incomplete and Unreliable Survey of Historic Battles

Review of DICTIONARY OF BATTLES by Thomas Harbottle

The British Press and Germany

Review of THE BRITISH PRESS AND GERMANY, 1936-1939 by Franklin Reid Gannon

1974

The Arab Mind

Review of THE ARAB MIND by Raphael Patai

1975

The Search for a Solution to the World Crisis

Review of THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGICAL CIVILIZATION by Victor C. Ferkiss

Wilkinson and Ellis

Review of two books: REVOLUTIONARY CIVIL WAR by David Wilkinson and ARMIES IN REVOLUTION by John Ellis

1976

The Cuban Missile Crisis and International Law

Review of THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: International Crises and the Role of Law by Abram Chayes

The Origins of the Lloyd George Coalition

Review of THE ORIGINS OF THE LLOYD GEORGE COALITION: The Politics of Social-Imperialism by Robert J. Scally

 

 



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