View from the Center: John Darwin’s The Empire Project

Sinews of Empire: Zach Sell’s Trouble of the World

Further Education: The Courses We Never Took (And Wish We Had)

Victim of its own Ambition: Eric Williams’s Capitalism and Slavery

Back to the Source: Adrian Miller’s Black Smoke

The Root of the Problem: Peter Heather’s Rome Resurgent

Conceptually Confused: Justin Marozzi’s Islamic Empires

An Unholy Mess: CNN’s Jerusalem

A Passable Introduction: James Walvin’s Freedom