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By Gemma Wheeler
Posted 12th December 2017, 9:54
A new old take on the Danish succession, complete with tales of derring do.
By Rhys Griffiths
Posted 5th December 2017, 11:18
From slavery, sugar and the worst of western colonialism to reggae and Rastafari.
By Ella S. Mills
Posted 4th December 2017, 0:00
Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid’s artworks fill in the gaps that history leaves behind.
By Robert Greer
Posted 29th November 2017, 10:07
The Parisian pornographer who modernised literature.
By Paul Kelly
Posted 27th November 2017, 0:00
Dealing with debt in the Roman Empire.
By Daniel Carey and Claire Jowit
Posted 23rd November 2017, 16:40
A celebrated image of the first Thanksgiving presents an idealised view of a troubled relationship, argue Daniel Carey and Claire Jowitt.
By Louis Minakakis
Posted 13th November 2017, 0:08
An embattled emperor offered guidance to his successors in the shape of a ‘mirror for princes’.
By Tania McIntosh
Posted 7th November 2017, 0:00
Hospital or home birth has rarely been a simple choice.
By History Today
Posted 6th November 2017, 0:08
The inventor of the saxotromba, saxhorn, saxtuba and saxophone was born on 6 November 1814.
By Callum Easton
Posted 31st October 2017, 9:30
A tale of mutiny, scandal, post-mortem celebrity and repeated body snatching in the 18th century.