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

Mountains or Molehills? Duane Roller’s Empire of the Black Sea

Treading the (Ship)boards: Lincoln Paine’s The Sea & Civilization

Falling and Failing: Edward Watts’ The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome

Seized by the Undertow: Barry Cunliffe’s Europe Between the Oceans

Gaining our Bearings: Historical Scale & Its Implications

Spotight on the Steppe: Barry Cunliffe’s The Scythians

Alpha to Omega: Roderick Beaton’s The Greeks

Historical Infrastructure: Chris Wickham’s Medieval Europe