Returning to Chile decades after Allende’s death, I was no longer a soldier of the revolution. What changed?
Why was Joseph Lelyveld’s history of Gandhi’s years in South Africa attacked by India’s Hindu right?
Tara Zahra explains why orphaned children held a special grip on Europe’s postwar imagination.
The Origins of Political Order, a work of total world history, pits the old Fukuyama against the new.
Too many Americans have fallen prey to narratives that erase the role of slavery in the war’s origins and legacy.
The former first lady speaks from beyond the grave—and shows how far we’ve come (and haven’t).
Why did different segments of the Soviet population experience Khrushchev’s reforms in radically different ways?
Chile and the United States offer contrasting models of how to react to a collective trauma.
In Mañana Forever? Jorge Castañeda chronicles the growth of the middle class to argue that Mexico is not a failed state.
Capes, torches, secret meetings! Adam Goodheart’s 1861 tells the story of the unyielding idealism awakened by the Civil War.