Hopes for reform in Burma are starting to be fulfilled, but skepticism of its rulers is still warranted.
A Mexican intellectual takes the measure of liberalism and revolution in twentieth-century Latin America.
Clint Eastwood's cinematic exploration of the FBI chief's rise to power is little more than a comforting myth.
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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.