The Other Africans The Other Africans

When V.S.

Dec 9, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Leela Jacinto

L’Amérique, Mon Amour L’Amérique, Mon Amour

Along with the Bible and Moby-Dick, Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America has got to be one of the world's least-read classics.

Apr 8, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Divide and Misrule Divide and Misrule

One of the old school of the British colonial service, a man with the irresistible name of Sir Penderel Moon, wrote a book about the end of empire and titled it Divide and Quit. At...

Jan 17, 2002 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

The Battle of Algiers The Battle of Algiers

A new memoir stirs long-suppressed memories of the “war without a name.”

May 31, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Adam Shatz

The Cartography of Death The Cartography of Death

Certainly...get him hanged! Why not? Anything--anything can be done in this country. --Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness So here we are, barely into the next century, and...

Oct 5, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Tom Engelhardt

Ulster Says Maybe Ulster Says Maybe

Ireland's struggle to extricate itself from the British Empire contributed early and disproportionately to the political vocabulary of the twentieth century: colonial domination ...

Dec 2, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors