Richard Vinen

Richard Vinen teaches European history at King's College in London. His latest book is A History in Fragments: Europe in the 20th Century (Little, Brown).

Algeria’s Wounds Algeria’s Wounds

Most people caught up in the Algerian War left no accounts of it at all.

Jan 11, 2012 / Books & the Arts / Richard Vinen

Zones of Disengagement Zones of Disengagement

In Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain, Stefan Collini encapsulates the paradoxes that dominate discussion of the English cultural landscape.

May 11, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Richard Vinen

The Last Emperors The Last Emperors

If Winston Churchill is today the icon of an American right that denounced the "appeasement" of Iraq, Charles de Gaulle is the inspiration for some of those who continue to urge ...

Feb 19, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Richard Vinen

Rebel Without a Cause Rebel Without a Cause

By the time that Jeanne Moreau cut the cake for his twenty-fifth birthday on the set of Elevator to the Gallows, Louis Malle had already been joint winner of an Oscar for his wor...

Dec 18, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Richard Vinen