The first major biography of Joseph Rotblat, the scientist who helped build the atomic bomb then campaigned for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Andrew Robinson visits an exhibition in London.
Andrew Robinson reviews a book about British publishing in the twentieth century.
Andrew Robinson reviews a title by Philip Davies.
Andrew Robinson reviews a book on the history of science.
Andrew Robinson reviews a British Library exhibition.
Andrew Robinson reviews a book on Egyptology and hieroglyphics.
Andrew Robinson reviews a collection by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans
Andrew Robinson enjoys an original blend of art history and history of science in this exploration of the medieval origins of the Renaissance.
Andrew Robinson reviews a book on technology by David Edgerton
Andrew Robinson recalls conversations with the famous director about his work, and in particular the recently re-released Urdu film, The Chess Players, made in the 1970s, which explores events surrounding the British annexation of Oudh in 1856.
Andrew Robinson explores the first biography of the husband of Virginia Woolf.
Andrew Robinson marvels at the brain power and breadth of knowledge of the 18th-century polymath Thomas Young. He examines his relationship with his contemporaries, particularly with the French Egyptologist Champollion, and how he has been viewed subsequently by historians.
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