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How the country’s historians are rewriting the ‘roman national’ — to an often ferocious backlash
The 1919 Paris Peace Conference promised to remake the world. But today, its vision of nationhood looks increasingly under threat
Today’s angry political climate compels us to re-examine the meaning of democracy
An elegiac family memoir summons up the storms of 20th-century European history
Michael Ignatieff’s search for the ‘ordinary virtues’ underpinning politics around the world offers little comfort for liberals
As technology transforms combat, we are stumbling into a new kind of social contract between those who fight and those who do not
We know that xenophobia is on the rise but why has its opposite, ‘philoxenia’, worn so thin in the west?
From a shattered childhood to a career in pursuit of the truth about Nazi anti-Semitism
The crisis of political institutions provides striking parallels with the 1930s
While Marxism has been redefined for every era, a new history examines the ideas and climate that shaped its founder
The prospect of Britain leaving will make the entire EU more fragile, writes Mark Mazower
The author weaves together biography and family memoir to illuminate a crucial chapter in the development of international law
There is no good alternative right now to helping the Greeks in the task before them, writes Mark Mazower
In a globalised era, even a country as big as America can feel small. Mark Mazower on why politicians such as Donald Trump are in fashion
Thinking about EU evolution is near impossible yet never has it been more vital, writes Mark Mazower
From Richard Corry, Stroud, Glos, UK
For David Cannadine, historians should look beyond the clash of religions, classes and civilisations to what unites us – but there are problems with an appeal to common humanity. Mark Mazower reviews ‘The Undivided Past’
Why were Britain’s imperial planners so determined to control the Mediterranean?
Washington tiptoes between democracy and empire, writes Mark Mazower
The real constant - political rather than financial - in modern Greek history is the extraordinary degree of foreign interference, writes Mark Mazower