Lapham's Quarterly makes its debut, seeking to explain the present with illuminations from the past.
Pervez Musharraf wraps himself in Lincoln's mantle, but no one is fooled.
"WHATEVER the other fellow don't do, we will." Thus refreshingly Will Rogers, the bunkless candidate for President, begins his campaign. It is, of course, a dangerous doctrine, but Mr.
In the struggle over the ownership of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, black history is on sale at bargain prices.
A look at the cantankerous dispatches he wrote as London correspondent for the New York Tribune puts the father of communism in a new light.
A historian plugs some suspicious gaps in two revisionist histories of Vietnam.
Juan Cole's Napoleon's Egypt examines the little dictator's doomed attempt to occupy an Arab country.
If the President is allowed to invoke the divine right of kings, the American Revolution will have come full circle.
If the American people continue to avert their eyes from the slow death of an abandoned city, their communities may soon be the next to fail.
History sheds no new light on their guilt or innocence. But it does make clear that their trial and execution was an unjust and intolerable act of barbarism.