Alexander Werth’s unique eyewitness account of the Battle of Leningrad releases this week.
This week sees the return of our Short Histories series, with introductions to Ancient Greece and the New Testament.
‘Waspish, quick-witted, and eloquent’, our new Hugh Trevor-Roper book receives advanced praise.
Our Short Histories continues with an introduction to one of the world’s most influential documents.
Responses to Virgil’s epic poem over the last two thousand years – from poetry to the visual arts – remains a central part of the history of western civilization.
Edith Durham was the great champion of Albanians in early 20th century Britain – but with the coming of independence, why did she feel as if she had failed?
In the last thirty years of his life, Leo Tolstoy developed a moral philosophy that embraced, amongst other things, vegetarianism. But how did Tolstoy’s stance compare to the wider vegetarian movement of the late-nineteenth century?
The second instalment from our exclusive serialisation of Lara Pawson’s In the Name of the People: Angola’s Forgotten Massacre.
Over the next two days we will be bringing you an exclusive serialisation from Lara Pawson’s In the Name of the People: Angola’s Forgotten Massacre.
Istanbul’s multi-layered monument invites us to visit and reflect on the long and important, but little-known history of the Byzantine Empire.
We are delighted to announce that the first books in our A History of the Royal Navy series are now available.
Russell Wallis seeks to show how and why the Holocaust was initially met with such a muted response in Britain.
The Allied forces bombing of Dresden is identified as one of the most controversial acts of World War II, but the politics about how to remember the destruction in Germany has become increasingly contested terrain.