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The origins of globalisation can be found in the deep past.
The promise of exotic thrills in distant lands built up expectations which inevitably collided with a mundane reality.
For many, Kafka is not only representative of the modern age, but its foremost prophet.
A cultural history of fat.
Four centuries of horticultural endeavours in the modest plots of the ‘lower orders’.
The trials and tribulations of Denis Diderot.
A long and detailed challenge to the modern cult of memory.
The question of the responsibility of the ‘everyman’ and ‘everywoman’ remains a pressing one.
On the women who made imperial Rome.
The story of Afghanistan from the 13th century until the present illuminates why the international intervention that began in 2001 failed to deliver.