The Cultural Travel Company

History Matters

By Rhys Griffiths

An ethnically diverse country of kingdoms. 

By John-Pierre Joyce

The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was not the great step forward it is sometimes purported to be.

By Rhys Griffiths

The Azeri magazine that told it like it was. 

George Logan, senator for Pennsylvania and namesake of the Logan Act, by Albert Rosenthal.

By Jeremy Duda

Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, was recently accused of violating the Logan Act of 1799 for his communications with the Russian ambassador. But what is this act, for which no one has ever been convicted and only two people charged?

By Tim Flight

The real and mythical dangers of the wilderness.

By Carla Gardina Pestana

Cromwell’s move on Jamaica transformed Britain’s early empire.

By Sue Wilkes

As the Industrial Revolution wrought widespread social changes, female cotton industry workers’ lives changed dramatically.

By Conan Fischer

In the interwar period, France and Germany worked towards an integrated Europe.  

Photo: Joaquin Urias

By Rhys Griffiths

The country may resemble a paradise, but it has been a troubled one. 

The shortlisted titles.

By Paul Lay

Six titles have made the shortlist for our annual book prize.