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By Robert Johnson
Posted 30th September 2017, 11:53
European powers sought to colonise the world. They could not do so without the support of indigenous peoples.
By History Today
Posted 28th September 2017, 14:05
Everything you need to know about entering this year's prize.
By Oscar Webber
Posted 26th September 2017, 14:55
In the wake of Hurricane Irma we are reminded that the effects of natural disasters are never entirely natural.
By Morgane Guinard
Posted 26th September 2017, 11:20
A French priest’s shocking attack on religion called for the fall of altars and the heads of kings.
By Christine Voth
Posted 25th September 2017, 13:46
The medical advice in Bald’s Leechbook outlasted the language in which it was written.
By Rhys Griffiths
Posted 21st September 2017, 14:01
From Arabia Deserta to Black Gold.
By Benjamin C. Fortna
Posted 12th September 2017, 0:08
The dramatic life of the outlaw and special agent Eşref Bey epitomises the end of the Ottoman Empire.
By Caitlin Ellis
Posted 7th September 2017, 14:44
The Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in 1167 sowed the seeds for centuries of tension between England and the Irish.
By Daniel W.B. Lomas
Posted 1st September 2017, 14:49
Fiercely anti-Communist, Clement Attlee found Britain’s intelligence agencies to be invaluable tools.
Posted 1st September 2017, 9:03
Finland celebrates its centenary in December 2017, but the concept of Suur Suomi – ‘Greater Finland’ – has existed since at least the 18th century.