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The story of Indonesia’s anti-Communist coup, the rise to power of a pro-western regime and its murderous aftermath.
A reconsideration of our complicated relationship with ancient Greece, questioning how we view it through the lens of the 18th century.
From de Gaulle’s call to arms against Vichy France to Liberation four years later.
The reasons for the brevity of the Latin presence in the 12th-century Eastern Mediterranean.
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.
A lucid, entertaining history of France and its cultural contribution by an accomplished master of the grand narrative.
Two fascinating, in-depth studies look, respectively, at representations of the Bard as a historical character and perceptions of his originality and reputation.
An authoritative and engaging new study questions whether this Eastern Mediterranean culture had a homogeneous language or cultural heritage.
Despite the difficulties in accessing official archival sources, the history of homophobic persecution in Russia is covered convincingly in this study.
The second son of Christopher Columbus amassed one of the greatest collections of books and prints of the Renaissance.