Category Archives: History
Just quoting my favourite unintentionally hilarious passage from Said’s Orientalism.
An excerpt from Paul Fussell’s The Great War and Modern Memory.
I saw Razib Khan‘s review of Azar Gat’s Nations : The Long History and Deep Roots of Political Ethnicity and Nationalism. Without intending to make it that long I posted a 1000-word comment there. Then I realised I could have posted it here.
(Part 4 of 4) I argue that American behaviour on the world stage defies any rational explanation. I also question whether the United States has derived much economic benefit from its activist and interventionist approach in the world.