Mark Mazower teaches history at Columbia University. His new book, Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe (Penguin Press), is just out.
How do Greece’s economists and writers explain its social predicament?
How the twentieth century’s confidence in social solidarity, human dignity and a better future died a slow, quiet death.
Perry Anderson deftly punctures the EU's self-serving myths, but his own pieties make him a better prosecutor than judge.
Over the century that followed the Napoleonic wars, the Ottoman Empire contracted and eventually disappeared from the map.