Conceptually Confused: Justin Marozzi’s Islamic Empires

Revelation Upon Revelation: Daniel Immerwahr’s How to Hide an Empire

Fossilized Edifice: Acquisition of Human Knowledge and the American Educational System

An Unholy Mess: CNN’s Jerusalem

Old Systems, New Beginnings: Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity

A Galaxy Not so Far Away: Star Wars and Capricious Capitalism

A Passable Introduction: James Walvin’s Freedom

Book Club: Civil War of 1812 by Alan Taylor

A Light in the Dark Ages: Chris Wickham’s The Inheritance of Rome