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The Zinoviev Letter

by Rachel Jagareski

Intelligence historian Gill Bennett’s easy familiarity with Anglo-Soviet foreign policy and espionage imbues "The Zinoviev Letter" with impressive authoritativeness, untangling the 1924 “fake news” document from speculation to... Read More

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Patriot or Traitor

by Rachel Jagareski

"Patriot or Traitor" reveals fascinating Elizabethan Walter Ralegh’s accomplishments as a teen soldier, inner-circle courtier, ethnographer/colonizer/pirate, and author. Anna Beer explains why Ralegh’s influence and fortune arced and... Read More

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The Long Honduran Night

by Rachel Jagareski

Dana Frank’s intensely personal "The Long Honduran Night" chronicles efforts to redirect America’s foreign policy toward Honduras following its 2009 military coup. After witnessing increasingly violent repression, Frank became an... Read More

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As a City on a Hill

by Rachel Jagareski

Daniel T. Rodgers eloquently decodes four centuries of Western history in "As a City on a Hill", in which myths and meanings of Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop’s 1630 “A Model of Christian Charity” are elegantly... Read More

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American Intolerance

by Rachel Jagareski

Despite the poignant poetry adorning the Statue of Liberty, aspiring citizens of various ethnicities and religions have not been warmly welcomed to the US, as documented in Robert E. Bartholomew and Anja E. Reumschüssel’s dispiriting... Read More

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Korea

by Matt Sutherland

The aftermath of the bloodbath that was World War II did not leave any of the victorious states much reason to be jubilant. Scarred and wary of each other, Russia, China, and the United States all maneuvered geopolitically to advance... Read More

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