Popular consensus says that the US rose over two centuries to Cold War victory and world domination, and is now in slow decline. But is this right?...
First published in 1998, 'Inventing Ruritania' achieved a rare combination of critical success, broad readership and enduring academic influence....
Almost fifty years after Britain and France left the Middle East, the toxic legacies of their rule continue to fester. To make sense of today's...