In 1922, just four years after the war to end all wars, an unknown Austrian then living in Bavaria p..
The Manifesto of the Communist Party, one of the most important political documents in the history o..
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Field Marshal Erwin Rommel exerted an almost hypnotic influence not only over his own troops but als..
Disgusted by slavery and the Mexican War, Thoreau gave lectures on, "The Rights and Duties of the In..
Excerpt from Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery, and Other Matte..
Unabridged private reflections of the Emperor of Rome, on how one is to exist in a world of cha..
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Written at the time of the Russian February 1917 Revolution, before the Bolshevik take-over in Octob..
The Symposium is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385-380 BC. It concerns itself at one level ..
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Tea in China explores the contours of religious and cultural transformation in traditional China fro..
The Partition of 1947 has influenced the works of an entire generation of writers, and continues to ..
Rafah, a town at the southernmost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Raw concrete buildings ..
Football is a pleasure that hurts'
This unashamedly emotional history of football is a homage to th..
David Cesarani's Final Solution is an intelligent and thought-provoking short history of the Holocau..
Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace.
They will meet..
In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the ..
In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (an..
I have not lately read a finer book than this—on any subject at all. . . . A masterpiece.” —Simon Wi..
If you follow the news, the 21st century doesn't seem to be going so well. From 9/11 to the Great Re..
Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red and Britannia ruled not just the waves, bu..
As a boy, Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father's evocative stories about traveling across Amer..
A vivid portrait of the legacy of the Arab Spring, told through the stories of those who lived it, b..
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