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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).


  • CultureJanuary 11, 2012

    Algeria’s Wounds

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

    Richard Vinen

  • Zones of Disengagement

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

    Richard Vinen

  • BiographyFebruary 19, 2004

    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 European governme

    Richard Vinen

  • BiographyDecember 18, 2003

    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 work on Jacqu

    Richard Vinen

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