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A. W. Purdue on a study that views the drink as the centrepiece of a new international economy
A. W. Purdue chews over a grim account of how civilised nature crumbles when starvation looms
Book of the week: A history of famous liberals shows how global conflict shaped them and us, writes A. W. Purdue
A.W. Purdue on the man whose narcissism led to his becoming a mouthpiece for the Nazis
A. W. Purdue on the suffering of populations of multi-ethnic empires in the years after the Great War
Tales of marooned mariners helped Britain to see itself as a global power, A. W. Purdue hears
Fresh perspectives on a 19th-century Tory leader can be gleaned from his fiction, finds A.W. Purdue
A. W. Purdue on a bold and refreshing revisionist study
A. W. Purdue on a perceptive look at those who shaped, and were shaped by, their times
In addition to its firepower, Britain’s fleet exerted an immense soft power that underscored the imperial project, A.W. Purdue writes