Much of what West does in her works on treason stands up well, especially from a philosophical point of view, even after so many years.
1. The Meaning of Treason. New York: Viking, 1946. London: The Reprint Society, 1952.
2. The New Meaning of Treason. New York: Viking, 1964. [pb] Rev. ed., 1967.
Constantinides finds this work "marked by the penetrating analysis and writing ability for which the author is famous." She provides "discerning judgments on the traitors and their motives." Taylor and Snow, I&NS 12.2/116/fn.1, note that West's "epilogue in both volumes is a good introduction to the concept of ideological treason."
West, Rebecca. The Vassall Affair. London: Sunday Telegraph, 1963.
Constantinides says that the author "is incomparable and unsparing in her penetrating observations and comments on Vassall the agent and on the British security system as revealed by this case.... The focus of the work is on the Radcliffe Tribunal and an evaluation of its findings on responsibility on the British side rather than details of the Vassall operation itself."
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