Issue 18.1

16 January, 2012

Aaron R. Hanlon

An Enormous Will at Work

John Nery's Revolutionary Spirit assesses the legacy of José Rizal's struggles for independence.

Peter Hill

The Drama of Arab History

Margaret Litvin's Hamlet's Arab Journey examines the staging of Hamlet in the Middle East.

Alex Niven

Gazza Agonistes

Ian Hamilton's Gazza Agonistes explores the cultural significance of a great English footballer.

Liz Fouksman

An Environmentalism of the Poor

Liz Fouksman describes the effects of civil society in the village of Beliqo in Northern Kenya.

Reinier van Straten

A Conspiracy of Texts

Umberto Eco's The Prague Cemetery negotiates the complexities of European anti-Semitism.