Category: History

25 November, 2015

Helena F.S. Lopes

Lingering Suffering

Helena F.S. Lopes reflects on a new history of the Chinese Civil War

8 June, 2015

Will Harris

Why Do We Hate the Poor?

Will Harris wanders the murky streets of economic inequality in the capital.

11 May, 2015

Nathan Pinkoski

Arendt’s Crisis of Modernity

Nathan Pinkoski celebrates Hannah Arendt's inconclusive theories

Jake Richards

Caribbean Conjunctures

Jake Richards weighs up the successes and failures of Carrie Gibson's history of the Caribbean

27 April, 2015

Nakul Krishna

The Stuff Still Stirs

Nakul Krishna is provoked by Ferdinand Mount's new book

Thomas Peak

On Günter Grass: the Historian of Our Times

Thomas Peak celebrates the work and life of the great German writer, author of The Tin Drum.

31 March, 2015

Fergus McGhee

Cold Pastoral?

Fergus McGhee traces the fortunes of an ancient Greek idea

Jennifer Rushworth

In Search of Medieval Beauty

Jennifer Rushworth enjoys a rich study of medieval aesthetics

16 March, 2015

Mark Byers

Mauvais Livres

Mark Byers enjoys a colourful study of literary censorship, and asks what it means today

Laura Ludtke

Radical Interruption

Laura Ludtke considers capitalism and the ends of sleep