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The US has to confront its own global identity

Britain does not owe Greece the Parthenon sculptures

Naive proposals to “decolonise” Western classical music risk losing the richness of its history

British policy in the Ottoman Empire was not driven by Orientalism, but self-interest and self-deception

Critics of the democratic world are unwittingly spouting Kremlin propaganda

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