Mark Mazower teaches history at Columbia University. His new book, Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe (Penguin Press), is just out.
How the twentieth century’s confidence in social solidarity, human dignity and a better future died a slow, quiet death.
Perry Anderson deftly punctures the EU’s self-serving myths, but his own pieties make him a better prosecutor than judge.
Over the century that followed the Napoleonic wars, the Ottoman Empire contracted and eventually disappeared from the map.