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Running from the 16th century right up to the postwar period, The Gardens of...

The quest for justice for maligned figures in our past forces us to question the notion of historical truth and objectivity.

After appearing at the Stratford Royal in the hit 1960 musical Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’...

Poorly paid and treated with contempt, the plight of early career researchers in the humanities is the result of a systemic betrayal of a generation of academics, argues Mathew Lyons.

The Nazis believed that Islamic forces would prove crucial wartime allies. But, as David Motadel shows, the Muslim world was unwilling to be swayed by the Third Reich's advances.

Roger Hudson details the rebuilding of the world’s first theme park in south London in 1853.

The man born Lev Bronstein was attacked on August 20th, 1940. He died the following day.

The extent to which Britons were involved in slave-ownership has been laid bare by a project based at University College London. Katie Donington shows how one family profited.

Bulgaria suffered a swift and devastating defeat in the First World War, due, G.D. Sheppard argues, to its peasant leader-in-waiting’s shrewd use of propaganda.

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