A uniquely personal take on the transfer of power in Hong Kong.
Was the assassination of Sir Henry Wilson the ‘murder that triggered the Irish Civil War’?
Inventing the Alphabet: The Origins of Letters from Antiquity to the Present by Johanna Drucker explores the birth of the alphabet before the Greeks.
Is there a trend of ‘reverse Darwinism’ in Russian history?
The means, tactics and strategies employed by Vietnamese communist authorities against the occupying French.
History of the Adriatic: A Sea and its Civilization by Egidio Ivetic explores the Mediterranean within the Mediterranean as a single historical space.
Muhammad, the World-Changer: An Intimate Portrait by Mohamad Jebara is a balanced rendering of the Prophet Muhammad’s life.
Divining disaster at Aberfan and beyond, in subjects from nocebos to lost cosmonauts.
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and its effect on the international politics of the late Cold War era.
The personal testimonies of conscientious objectors do not provide easy answers.