Laurence Tribe's new book asks us to consider the "invisible" web of ideas that have grown around the text of the Constitution. But who's to say what it contains?
A new history celebrates the nineteenth-century roots of humanitarian intervention and glosses over their imperial pretensions.
Four authors examine the evolution of the social sciences and how academic theorizing impacted global affairs before and after Vietnam.
Elizabeth Pisani and Jonny Steinberg explore antipodal aspects of the fight against AIDS.
Veteran journalist Dick Meyer discusses America's love-hate relationship with itself.
Ingrid Rowland's Giordano Bruno rediscovers the Renaissance philosopher and heretic.
William Eskridge's Dishonorable Passions is the first comprehensive history of sodomy law in America.
Two new books explore the states of wonder and mortification evoked by baseball.
A collection of oral histories reveal a new understanding of the modern Chinese experience.
Readers of Fidel Castro's My Life will find explanations of the Cuban Revolution, but no apologies for its suppression of dissent.