Volume 69 Issue 9 September 2019

What is a Concentration Camp?

‘Concentration camps’ are difficult to define. Even the survivors of the most notorious and universally recognised camps in history discovered this problem in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Louis the Missionary

For Louis, the conversion of Muslims to Christianity, ideally by peaceful means, was important. 

All At Sea

The Southern Ocean was the last quadrant of the globe to be ‘discovered’ by Europeans.

A History of Börek

From Turkish börek to Balkan burek, the celebrated dish of the Ottoman Empire spread far and wide.

Man for a Crisis

A remarkable political career suggests that social mobility is of benefit to us all.