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Jeff Lipkes (Ph.D., Princeton, 1995) is the author of Rehearsals: The German Army in Belgium, August 1914 (University of Leuven Press, 2007, distributed in North America by Cornell University Press), Politics, Religion and Classical Political Economy in Britain: John Stuart Mill and his Followers (Macmillan/​St. Martins, 1999), and articles on the history of economic thought and British intellectual history. A second edition of Rehearsals, revised and abridged, appeared earlier this year, along with a translation of La Belgique et la Guerre mondiale, Belgium and the First World War, by the distinguished medievalist Henri Pirenne, and a selection of letters from Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary from 1905 to 1916, to his close friend Katharine Lyttelton, Dear Katharine Courageous. Lipkes is completing a book on Grey, The Lamps Go Out: Sir Edward Grey and the Origins of the First World War.