• Breaking News: Germany Aims for Empire

    By SARAH NELSON

    Review of News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945, by Heidi J.S. Tworek

    September 23, 2020
  • How Do We Begin Again?

    By NICHOLAS BUCCOLA

    Review of Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Ownby Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

    September 17, 2020
  • The Remaining Goodness in America

    By TIAN ATLAS XU

    Review of The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy, by Michael Kimmage.

    September 09, 2020
  • Arctic Reckonings

    By ERIKA MONAHAN

    Review of Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait, by Bathsheba Demuth.

    September 02, 2020
  • Liberal Conservatism

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of How to Be a Conservativeby Roger Scruton.

    August 26, 2020
  • Champagne and Socialism

    By JOHN OWEN HAVARD

    Review of The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, by Zachary D. Carter.

    August 19, 2020
  • Privacy Must Be Defended

    By SUN-HA HONG

    Review of The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern Americaby Sarah E. Igo

    August 13, 2020
  • Parliamentarism Recidivus

    By NOAH A. ROSENBLUM

    Review of Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weberby William Selinger, and Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation, and Democracy in Victorian Britainby Gregory Conti

    April 16, 2020
  • Is Historical Knowledge Philosophically Interesting?

    By MAKSYMILIAN DEL MAR

    Review of The Philosophical Structure of Historical Explanationby Paul Roth

    April 02, 2020
  • The Future of Political Islam?

    By RACHEL M. SCOTT

    Review of The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thoughtby Andrew F. March

    March 18, 2020
  • The “New Asylums”—and the Old

    By ANN HEFFERNAN and KAREN TANI

    Review of From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945, by Anne E. Parsons

    March 12, 2020
  • What is the Rule of Law Good For?

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of The Rule of Law in the Real Worldby Paul Gowder 

    March 05, 2020
  • The Long Dialogue between Worldmaking and Empire

    By STEVE PINCUS

    Review of Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination, byAdom Getachew

    February 26, 2020
  • National Security: The Sublime and the Bureaucratic

    By MARK FENSTER

    Review of The National Security Sublime: On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy, by Matthew Potolsky and Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama, byJoseph Oldham

    February 19, 2020
  • The Book of the Dead

    By JOHN MCCALLUM

    Review of The Cold War’s Killing Fields: Rethinking the Long Peace, by Paul Thomas Chamberlin

    February 12, 2020
  • The Varieties of Religious Expedience

    By ROBERT MARK SIMPSON

    Review of Interior States: Essays, by Meghan O'Gieblyn

    February 05, 2020
  • Common Sense Capitalism

    By GLORY M. LIU

    Review of Free Enterprise: An American History, by Lawrence Glickman

    January 29, 2020
  • The Unsettling Voice of Clarence Thomas

    By CONNOR M. EWING

    Review of The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, by Corey Robin

    January 22, 2020
  • Political Philosophy and the Search for the Possible

    By BRIAN KOGELMANN

    Review of In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy, by Katrina Forrester

    January 15, 2020
  • Breaking Capitalism’s Spell

    By GERALD J. RUSSELLO

    Review of The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity, by Eugene McCarraher

    January 08, 2020