Robert Fitch's Solidarity for Sale exposes corruption as the cause of the current crisis in American labor.
Richard Taruskin's Oxford History of Western Music reviews the world of
Western art music, expressing the magnificence and melancholy of its
In a DNA-driven search for biological roots, it behooves us to be less
romantic about connecting with our ancestors. If we biologize our
history, we will be forever less than we could be.
Historians and activists join forces in Texas this weekend to explore
how the tools of historical analysis can bolster the case for an
immediate end to the war in Iraq.
Lost Battalions tells the story of two US Army regiments of
the American Expeditionary Force, the struggle to buy citizenship
through the self-sacrifice of war.
As his State of the Union message approaches, we deserve a rest from the fundamentalist presidency of G.W. Bush, whose guiding principles are antithetical to democracy and will only accelerate our decline.
Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism is a political
classic trapped in the era in which it was written.
Kwame Anthony Appiah's Cosmopolitanism explores the middle ground between the universal laws of liberalism and relativism's blind respect for all
Tony Judt's Postwar, a massive summary of European public life since World War II, is a triumph of narrative that will allow readers familiar with the history to experience it again.
Eugene McCarthy was a pure original, a great and good man, whose fundamental historical achievement was to be the standard-bearer for a moral and philosophical campaign against the Vietnam War.