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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 43 No. 6

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A panoramic history of Puritanism in England, Scotland, and New EnglandThis book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of…

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'A rattling good read' - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu 2020 sees the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower - the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to the New World. It's a foundational event in American history, but…

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'Bangkok is the star of this accomplished novel. Its denizens are aliens to themselves, glittering on the horizon of their own lives, moving - restless and rootless and afraid - though a cityscape that has more stories than they know'…

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A prominent authority on China's Belt and Road Initiative reveals the global risks lurking within Beijing's project of the century"A reality check on Beijing's global infrastructure project."-Peter Neville-Hadley, South China Morning…

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Singapore gained independence in 1965, a city-state in a world of nation-states. Yet its long and complex history reaches much farther back. Blending modernity and tradition, ideologies and ethnicities, a peculiar set of factors make…

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Featured in Barack Obama's Summer Reading List 2021…

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In the conventional story of Rome's collapse, violent "barbarians" destroy "civilisation". Yet from a different point of view, those stale generalities become a history shockingly alive and relevant. Alaric grew up near the border that…

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