Victor Navasky’s The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and their Enduring Power
FDR, Fiorello La Guardia and rebuilding New York City during the New Deal.
With Anti-Judaism, David Nirenberg has recast the debate about the origins and nature of anti-Semitism in Western thought.
How do Greece’s economists and writers explain its social predicament?
A historian’s view of why political demands, past and present, have weighed on Turkish debates about the Armenian genocide.
Frustrated, stubborn, committed to bad science, was Louis Agassiz anything other than a laughingstock?
The memorial to Parks turned her into a meek and redemptive figure—instead of the radical freedom fighter she was until the end of her life.
The Smithsonian’s show on the Civil War and American Art expresses a deep unease about the relationship between between art and history.
Nick Turse’s Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.