How Renaissance painters brought human presence to the fore.
A new history of Europe’s postwar world and its displaced persons.
Why was Baby Doc able to return after decades of exile and evade justice, despite his crimes?
Jenny Martinez and Kathryn Sikkink offer conflicting histories of the ascendency of international courts.
A famous indictment from a century ago aptly describes today’s corrupt legislative body.
Two new biographies differ over the astronomer’s view of the relationship between science and faith.
A novelist’s grim portrait of Central Europe between the wars.
A Q&A with Frank Bardacke, whose new book Trampling Out the Vintage complicates the legend and legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Obama and America's hundred-year struggle over healthcare reform.
The Complete Jean Vigo, Travis Wilkerson’s An Injury to One.