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Book Review Page

The current collection of book reviews of Gellner's books include the following. With time, we hope to have available at least one review for each book written by Gellner. If you wish to contribute a review of any one of Gellner's books (new or old), please feel free to do so. We will add it to our list. Send your review to:

Though and Change. 1964, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. 224

George Lichtheim. The New Statesman, January 1965, vol. 69

Legitimation of Belief. 1974, London: Cambridge University Press, Pp. 210

Thomas O. Beford. The Review of Metaphysics, June 1976, vol. XXIX no. 4.

Nations and Nationalism. 1983, Sage House: Cornell University Press, Pp. 150

Cosma Shalizi

Conditions of Liberty: Civil Society and its Rivals. 1994, London: Penguin Books, Pp. 215

Tom G. Palmer. Cato Journal

Jerome Braun. Website Journal

Charles Kurzman. Website Journal

Anthropology and Politics. 1995, London: Blackwell, Pp. 260

George W. Stocking Jr.Website Journal

Language and Solitude: Wittgenstein, Malinowski and the Habsburg Dilemma. 1998, London: Cambridge University Press, Pp. 209

Paul Mattick. The New York Times Book Review

Nationalism. 1998, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Pp. 209

John Gray. Website Journal