Churchill remains a figure of fascination, especially for Americans. Five new books should sate our appetites for awhile.
Impressive historical scholarship on migration cannot save Professor Hoerder from the miasma of current academic fashions.
A trio of books proposes intriguing reasons for economic growth--national pride, surplus labor and investment security--but none parses the novelty of the virtual state.
Discounting the Jewish claim to Jerusalem in the name of evenhandedness is no way to achieve a just settlement.
Maximilian II managed to be both ahead of his time and behind it simultaneously. His life warns us against allowing ourselves to fall into a similar predicament.
An eminent realist reacts to a pre-eminent's vision for 21st-century geopolitics.
The secretly constructed record of the Communist Party decision to crack down on Tiananmen protesters rings true to an old China hand.
Twentieth-century atrocities receive an unrewarding spin for the television age.
A dissection of the few pluses and many minuses of the crusading approach to American foreign policy.
A "new history" of the Third Reich fails to understand the true nature of the regime.