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.
Lois Gordon's new biography of Nancy Cunard brings the legendary heiress and activist back to life.
The reasons for Günter Grass's silence about his membership in the Waffen SS remain safely hidden in his new memoir.
This is the belllicose imperial presidency the authors of our Constitution warned us about.
A new take on Israel/Palestine: Could Israel's architecture be the solution to the insoluble disputes?
Five new books explore the failed progressive movements in Iran, and the dilemma the US left faces today.