Combining grand narrative with vignettes of private lives and long-forgotten events, the last 500 years of Jewish life are told by a consummate master of his craft.
Volume 68 Issue 7 July 2018
A geographical concept based on outdated European ideas of race – does 'Melanesia' exist?
A lucid, entertaining history of France and its cultural contribution by an accomplished master of the grand narrative.
A cautionary Classical tale of solipsism and self-obsession.
‘What will future generations judge us most harshly for? That we allowed Donald Trump to violate the US constitution.’
The two-piece swimsuit was unveiled on 5 July 1946.
A translator alters more than a text’s language, turning the process into a political statement.
Two fascinating, in-depth studies look, respectively, at representations of the Bard as a historical character and perceptions of his originality and reputation.
The late, great American novelist performed an important, but little-known, cultural role during the Cold War.
An authoritative and engaging new study questions whether this Eastern Mediterranean culture had a homogeneous language or cultural heritage.