October 1965

Microcosmographia Academica: Being a Guide for the Young Academic Politician.

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By F. M. Cornford. Price, $.65. Pp 33. Bowes & Bowes, Ltd., 10 Earlham St, London W.C. 2, England; available through R. W. Beatty, Publisher, Box 26, Arlington 10, Va, 1964.

Arch Intern Med. 1965;116(4):616. doi:10.1001/archinte.1965.03870040130026

The margins of my copy are clean because bracketing the pearls would mean drawing lines from top to bottom of 24 pages of text. Neither can I quote from it without revealing everything.

Here is the trenchant advice of a Cambridge philosopher, the savant's Northcote Parkinson, undated by almost sixty years. Get it—whether you are a Conservative Liberal, a Liberal Conservative, a Non-Placet, an Adullamite, or a Young Man in a Hurry. Get it—even if you are beyond doubt an entirely rational man.

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