Our end-of-year run collecting gems from the archives continues with history books – from when Anabaptists got violent to the story of Cromwell’s decapitated head
Europe should be run for all Europeans and not just the French and German banks, argues the author of European Spring, Philippe Legrain. He chooses four excellent books on Europe and one relevant to any country in the throes of xenophobia.
Racism is not innate but emerges under special conditions, says the King's College professor and author of the sweeping history Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century. He chooses five books that inspired him.
Professor at University of London says that ‘Latin America’ is a term that only dates from the 1830s. He chooses five books that illuminate the cultural and political history of that region