Patriots with Benefits: Eric Jay Dolin’s Rebels at Sea

Good Intentions Gone Awry: The Representation of Atrocity in Historical Gaming

Imperial Free-for-All: William Dalrynmple’s The Anarchy

Lesser than the Sum of its Parts: Dominic Lieven’s In the Shadow of the Gods

Unfocused Pain: Raoul Peck’s Exterminate All the Brutes

Pell-Mell Towards the Abyss: David Nichols’ Eisenhower 1956

No Good Options: When History Fails to Bring Clarity

New from the Old: Paul Quigley’s Shifting Grounds

Book Club: Empire of Guns, by Priya Satia