In our minds

Margaret Fordham (NUS): Stop! I Want to Get Out! The Joint Illegal Enterprise Which Ceased to Be. From Foreword Reviews, Cheryl Hibbard reviews Pets at the White House: 50 Years of Presidents and Their Pets by Jennifer Boswell; and Andi Diehn reviews Christmas at the White House: Reflections from America's First Ladies by Jennifer B. Pickens. What were the causes of the divergent dynamics between the Western and Eastern ends of Eurasia? Peter Turchin on why Europe is not China. Nora Connor reviews The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West? by Doug Saunders. Map designer Aris Venetikidis is fascinated by the maps we draw in our minds as we move around a city; how can we learn from these mental maps to make better real ones? A review of Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn't by Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames. War Culture, Sudan Satire: Mark Bryant studies the torrent of satirical cartoons, both French and British, which emerged during the Scramble for Africa between 1881 and 1914. Robert J. Mayhew reviews 1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica by Chris Turney.