Understanding China’s current place in the world requires looking at the nation through a non-Western lens.
Three historians undertake a careful review of one of the world’s ancient empires, encouraging readers to take another look at long-accepted facts and interpretations.
Vision publisher and Middle East scholar David Hulme analyzes the events leading up to the 1948 war and the official founding of the State of Israel.
Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion explores history’s recurring rise of despotic rulers and examines how they portrayed themselves as gods in their quest for domination. Has the world seen the last of these god-men?
A look back over two thousand years of nearly continuous warfare suggests that violent conflict is inevitable in the human sphere.
Why are laurel wreath crowns so often associated with history’s conquering heroes?
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II, Vision revisits our archive of articles relating to the British throne.
The 16th president of the United States was one of the nation’s most illustrious, respected and steadfast leaders. Yet in key areas, his views evolved greatly over the course of his life.
Abraham Lincoln hoped the American Civil War would result in lasting peace. What caused that devastating conflict? Can peace ever be achieved in this world?
From humble origins Napoleon Bonaparte, the “Little Corporal,” had become a neo-Roman ruler in the style of Julius Caesar. Just how did he do it?