Arachne and Minerva History Today A commentary on the plight of the artist, wrapped in a dramatic tale of rivalry between god and mortal.
Author: Summary: How the Black Sea shaped the ancient Mediterranean world. Around the Other Pond
Death of a Philosopher Queen Mathew Lyons Ahilyabai Holkar,queen of the Malwa kingdom,died on13 August 1795.
August Quiz History Today What wasRoman Fever? When was the Black Panther party founded?
What is History? History Today Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
Author: Summary: Views of the afterlife in early Christianity. Which way are you going?
Of Hair and Ale Paul Lay The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.
Revolutionary Domesticity Marta Olmos Women, non-importation agreements and spinning bees in the American Revolution.
Whos Afraid of the Stasi? Richard Millington The sinister reach of East Germanys Ministry for State Security did not end in 1989. According to the British press, the Stasi is still with us.
Author: Summary: Snobs, bores and triumphs at the Royal Society of Arts. Sink or Swim
Drers Enduring Rhino Alexander Lee For centuries, one grossly distorted woodcut defined the ideal of a rare beast.
Summer Reading List History Today Eight historians share the books theyve enjoyed this year and reveal whats on their to-read pile.
One Election Too Many Mathew Lyons The Representation of the People Act, which received royal assent on 30 July 1948, abolished university constituencies.
Memento Mori Suzannah Lipscomb The presence of Covid-19 is a reminder of our new proximity to the fragilities and perils of the past.
A War of Words Bethany Marsh Politics, propaganda and censorship during the Civil Wars.
Death and Sacrifice in the Franco-Prussian War Karine Varley The conflict that broke out between France and an ambitious new German state 150 years ago can lay claim to be the first modern war.
Fallen Idols Christopher Dickenson In the ancient world, statues were not symbols of virtue and could take revenge on those who attacked them.
Leading Ladies Annalisa Nicholson The French tradition of the royal mistress gave new opportunities for women at the court of Charles II.
Captain Cooks Contested Claim Bain Attwood The concept of terra nullius has long been at the heart of explanations of why the British did not treat with Aboriginal people following Cooks arrival in Australia. But should it be?
A Few Bad Apples Sarah Wise Brutality, corruption and abuses of power in the Metropolitan Police at the turn of the 20th century led to an inquiry but no reform.
Obituary: Justin Champion Michael Braddick Justin Champion, Professor of the History of Ideas at Royal Holloway University of London, died peacefully on 10 June, aged 59.
Author: Summary: William T. Shermans reputation precedes him. A Man at War