Arts & Books
China's incoherent dissidents will not cause the collapse of the system
Hindu-Muslim violence is surprisingly small scale and geographically concentrated
Ivan Hewett finds the London Philharmonic subverting the fashion for musical inclusion
All that's left of the great Leavis-Snow debate are echoes of both men's foolishness - but at least the gap between science and the humanities has narrowed
Has William Boyd finally achieved highbrow status? Or is it just another jape at the expense of the critics?
The same number of slaves were taken from sub-Saharan Africa to the Islamic world as crossed the Atlantic. But they were a luxury, not a means of production
The popularity of history programmes on television contrasts pitifully with their quality