Kate Chisholm 20 May 2017 9:00 am
Two extremes of the listening experience were available on Monday on Radio 4. The day began conventionally enough with Start…
Justin Marozzi 15 October 2016 9:00 am
Islam has always dabbled in the dark arts, says Justin Marozzi
Philip Mansel 22 January 2011 12:00 am
The Ottoman Empire inspired great travel books as well as great architects. Travellers like George Sandys, Richard Pococke or the Chevalier d’Arvieux in the 17th and 18th centuries were curious, erudite and less arrogant than their 19th-century successors.