The industry of fake charters, from the tenth century, to its zenith two centuries later.
What sort of society produced Shakespeare?
Over three centuries of muddle, messy compromise and financial mismanagement.
Modern naval intelligence, from the 19th century to the Cold War.
Confronting Martin Luther’s ugly side.
Amílcar Cabral, global figure in anticolonialism.
The denizens of an Asian underground who waged a clandestine struggle against European colonial powers.
A visceral history of of American soldiers in Belgium, France and Italy, 1943-45.
The story of Thomas Jefferson’s bible, his own version of the Gospels.
A compendious history of political murder.