Fact-Free: Where No Center Holds

Fact-Free: Where No Center Holds

Alexander Zubatov

Facts were fuzzy in the ancient world. From Homer to Herodotus, myth, science, and history met and mingled, merging into amalgams that were almost invariably greater than the sum of their parts and yet less than what might pass our modern-day tests.

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Surrounded by Books

Surrounded by Books

John Lukacs

Surrounded by books has been a main circumstance of my long life. So it is now, near the end of my 94th year, when I am in my large library of perhaps 18,000 books in the western wing of my house in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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Race, Genocide, and Memory

Race, Genocide, and Memory

Philip Jenkins

In 2012, U.S. historian William H. Frederick sparked a fierce controversy about a horrible if largely forgotten episode in Asian history, the so-called Bersiap movement of the 1940’s.

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