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Silvers (Robert), 1965-1993

MS. Berlin 279
Held at the Weston Library

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Predominantly on matters relating to the New York Review of Books , including letters about:

  1. (passim) Israel and the Middle East
  2. (fols. 16-20) a libel action against Encounter by Conor Cruise O'Brien, 1966
  3. (fol. 44) a lecture by Noam Chomsky at Oxford, 1969
  4. (fols. 88-107) Israeli immigration, the conflicts between Arabs and Jews in Israel, and other aspects of Middle East politics, 1970
  5. (fols. 135-151 passim, 154-193, 198-201) the version of Berlin's essay on Machiavelli published in the New York Review of Books, including copies of letters in response to it, 1971-1972
  6. (fols. 243-250) Berlin's reaction to an article by I.F. Stone on the Middle East, 1975
  7. (fols. 268-278) a reprint of Berlin's introduction to Herzen's From the Other Shore, including draft of postscript by Berlin, and proofs of the article, 1979
  8. (fols. 302-305) Berlin's work on Joseph de Maistre, with Berlin's response, 1990


  • Creation: 1965-1993


307 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 279

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom