All eight of Whatmore’s subjects would have been astounded by the
stability of the British state through the 19th century

Heilbron writes with authority and – what is more unusual – genuine passion

This book is not a history of ideas, nor book history, nor cultural history, but something much more

Divisive ideas are being imposed on our kids

The resemblance between woke and the Reformation goes beyond means to content

In our partisan, post-truth age of fake news and “follow the science”, the link between facts, narrative and power has never seemed more stark

Why did the Chinese bureaucracy succeed where the Catholic Church failed?

Jeremy Black reviews The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment, by Michael Hunter