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contents june 2020 issue 487

Editor Nancy Sladek Deputy Editor Tom Fleming Assistant Editors Frank Brinkley David Gelber Contributing Editors Jonathan Beckman Michael Burleigh Sara Wheeler Philip Womack Editorial & Marketing Assistant Michael Delgado Marketing Manager Constance Watson Advertising Manager Terry Finnegan Classified Advertising David Sturge Founding Editor Dr Anne Smith Cover Illustration Chris Riddell

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diary 1 Frances Wilson age of sail 6 Mathew Lyons

Sons of the Waves: The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail 1740–1840 Stephen Taylor 7 Fergus Fleming

Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica & Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice Gillen D’Arcy Wood way of the world 8 Michael White

10,000 Not Out: The History of The Spectator 1828–2020 David Butterfield 10 Frances Cairncross

How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy & the Saving of Time Matt Ridley Windows of Opportunity: How Nations Create Wealth David Sainsbury 11 James Blitz

Remaking One Nation: The Future of Conservatism Tribes: How Our Need to Belong Can Make or Break the Good Society David Lammy 13 Ricardo Soares de Oliveira

Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World Alexandra Gillies art & architecture 14 Andrew Lambirth

Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art 15 Daisy Dunn

Finding Dora Maar: An Artist, an Address Book, a Life Brigitte 17 Jane Ridley

The Edwardians and Their Houses: The New Life of Old England history 18 Alexander Watson

The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination, & CounterRevolution in Lenin’s Russia Jonathan Schneer November 1918: The German Revolution Robert Gerwarth 20 Donald Rayfield

Our People: Discovering Lithuania’s Hidden Holocaust Rūta Vanagaitė & Efraim Zuroff

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