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The Road Not Taken: The Ottoman Invasion of Italy
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Peter Sandham looks at why an Ottoman invasion of Italy did not occur in the wake of Sultan Mehmed II's conquest of Constantinople

The Kavanaugh Confirmation & Its Place in American History
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Jonathan Headington explains the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh and why it represents a unique point in Supreme Court and American history

Early Doors Live Review
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Jonathan Headington reviews Early Doors Live, the stage comeback of the classic BBC pub-based sitcom

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Early Doors Live Review
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Jonathan Headington reviews Early Doors Live, the stage comeback of the classic BBC pub-based sitcom

Creators, Conquerors, & Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece by Robin Waterfield
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Nigel Hillpaul reviews Robin Waterfield's new 2018 history of ancient Greece and explores how a Greek identity arose from its individual...

The Spiritual History of English by Andrew Thornton-Norris
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Henry Hopwood-Phillips reviews Andrew Thornton-Norris' 2009 argument for a return to Catholicism in the face modernity's onslaught and...

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Early Doors Live Review
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Early Doors, which ran from 2003-2004 for 2 series (and UK-length series at that, meaning only 12 episodes in total), I thought was an obscure gem...
Creators, Conquerors, & Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece by Robin Waterfield
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I bought my first book on Greek history as a small boy in a second-hand bookshop in Saffron Walden. Those great nodding crests hooked me at once and...
The Spiritual History of English by Andrew Thornton-Norris
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The Spiritual History of English is Eliotean literary criticism writ large as history proper. And sitting at its heart is a dynamic of intellectual...
The Ruin of Kasch by Roberto Calasso
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In The Ruin of Kasch, Roberto Calasso throws down the entire gauntlet of the liberal arts tradition. Not to celebrate it like Bertrand Russell’s...
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and the Jurassic Park Series
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This article contains spoilers for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and all films in the Jurassic Park series   For several years now, my favourite...