Henry Hopwood-Phillips

Henry Hopwood-Phillips is an historian living in London

Xi Jinping’s cynical use of Confucius

Evocation of a more hopeful culture lost is both the book’s strength and weakness

France is going to the polls in the shadow of its colonial past

Kevin Lygo’s ‘The Emperors of Byzantium’ revives the dynastic, top-down history deemed passé by academics

France pivots to liberal authoritarianism, not conservatism

How history makes rioters of the French