Winning the vote meant millions of women needed a party to represent them in Parliament. Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst founded one, with limited success.
From Elizabethan laws to modern food campaigns: the long history of Britain's patriotic consumers.
The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was not the great step forward it is sometimes purported to be.
The Hydra, a magazine produced by shell shock patients, was pioneering as a mental health care treatment.
Linda Porter’s lively and engaging study begins with the first meeting between Charles I and his Bourbon bride Henrietta Maria, youngest daughter...
Few episodes in the history of the British Labour movement have been as mythologised as that in which six Dorset farm labourers were shipped to Australia for their trade union activities. But, as Roland Quinault shows, their story is more complex and revealing than the myths allow.
Volunteer rationing in the First World War depended on patriotism, but that could only go so far.
Churchill’s vision of Britain’s role in the world may provide the key to Brexit.
This is an engaging history of the capitalist world in the 1850s, which stitches together vivid stories of...
Stephanie Barczewski ponders the paradox that, in history, it seems that the worse a failure is, the more the British like it.