Issue 25.4

16 June, 2014

Peter Hill

Imperialism in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Despite his imperialistic overtones, it is not possible simply to dismiss John Buchan as a jingoistic thriller-writer.


Ardevan Yaghoubi

Something Fishy: the Politics of Human Rights History

Compared with Melville's Moby Dick, Samuel Moyn's new Human Rights book is not without obstacles.


John Ritzema

A Light to Lighten the Gentiles

Timothy Michael Law calls for a return to the study of the Septuagint as the great document of the rise of Christianity.


Tom Cutterham

Factories in the Field

Roberts' book reminds readers to consider struggles over discipline, time, pay, and workers' rights around the world.


Anna Brinkman

The New Plebeian Experience

Martin Breaugh provides an illuminating discussion of, but no solution for, plebeian experiences old and new.