What We're Reading This Week
Christian Mueller, "The Invention of the Silk Road," Asia Dialogue.
Eric Alterman, "The Decline of Historical Thinking," The New Yorker.
Jill Lepore, "A New Americanism: Why a Nation Needs a National Story," Foreign Affairs.
Brahma Chellaney, "The Shackles of History in a Democracy," The Japan Times.
Bill McKibben, "The Making of Our Polluted Age," The Nation.
Wilson Chacko Jacob, "Essential Readings: Gender and Empire," Jadaliyya.
Colin Dickey, "Companion and Commodity: The Victorian Dog," LA Review of Books.
Brian Boeck, "Stalin's Scheherazade," Longreads.
Livia Gershon, "How Chocolate Came to Europe," JSTOR Daily.
Esme Cleall, "Missing Links: The Victorian Freak Show," History Today.
Darragh Gannon, "January 1919: The Irish Republic, the League of Nations, and a New World Order," Blog Imperial & Global Forum.