Category: History

22 October, 2021

Fouad Mami

The Open Wounds of Colonial Trauma

A review of Karima Lazali's study of the psychic and political consequences of colonial oppression in Algeria

25 May, 2021

Caterina Domeneghini

The Archive as Body, The Body as Archive

Richard Ovenden, Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack

16 January, 2021

Gabriel Roberts

The Aims and Morality of History

Donald Bloxham, History and Morality and Why History?

2 November, 2020

Daniel Sutton

Narrative History and Electoral Politics

Alexander Keyssar, Why Do We Still Have The Electoral College?

13 August, 2020

Gabriel Roberts

A History of Our Better Nature

Rutger Bregman, Humankind: A Hopeful History

6 August, 2020

Eli Philip Bernstein

Educating the Republic

James Hankins, Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy

22 May, 2020

Gabriel Roberts

For What?

Roger Crisp, Sacrifice Regained

24 January, 2020

Daniel Sutton

Republicanism and Revisionism

Rachel Hammersley, James Harrington

14 December, 2019

Daniel Sutton

Tolkien as Chaucer?

John M. Bowers, Tolkien's Lost Chaucer

5 December, 2018

John Phipps

An Elephant in the Corner

Mathias Énard, tr. Charlotte Mandell, Tell Them of Battles, Kings and Elephants