Bettany Hughes

A hero descends into a subterranean labyrinth to battle a monster with a taste for human flesh. The ancient Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur is at the root of three thousand years of grim sagas and fairy tales and Gothic adventures on page .. more

Oct 17, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Western Europe was a backwater among world cultures in the Middle Ages, except for Spain, then an Islamic kingdom where learning and tolerance flourished. In “When the Moors Ruled in Europe,” British historian-television host Bettany Hughes.. more

Oct 6, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

There’s something reassuring about international ska bands, a comfort that comes fr LastChild in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 19, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The20th-century history of African-American migration to the urban North is oftentold as Brownv. Board of Education ,Books more

Apr 14, 2008 12:00 AM Books