Our Short Histories continues with an introduction to one of the world’s most influential documents.
Rowland Hilder, Hartley’s Jam advertisement, first appeared in Picture Post on 9 December 1939.
Lara Pawson, author of In the Name of the People, selects five essential reads to initiate the uninitiated into the politics, culture and history of Angola.
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?
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.
Tracing how the mythology of the lone fighter developed during the inter-war years.
Whether commemoration will reinforce or debunk public myths remains to be seen, but the words of those who fought, in all services, must take centre-stage.
We are delighted to announce that the first books in our Library of Modern American History series are now available.
Examining how the men who practiced magic in early-modern Britain were replicating the patriarchal structure of society.
On Holocaust Memorial Day, is it time Britain confronted its own genocidal past?
Why is it some activists are revered and remembered, whilst others, who have also made significant contributions, are almost completely air-brushed out of history?