Homelessness was an acute problem in the 19th-century city.
A multiracial community of activists began organising public meetings and rallies in the 1930s, paving the way for the Pan-African Congress of 1945, writes Daniel Whittall.
The French are visible all over London and not just in the South Kensington area, or ‘Frog Valley’ as it is affectionately known. One can buy...
The early years of photography saw pioneering practitioners explore every facet of photography, pushing at the boundaries of communication and...
The world of shopping in Georgian London offered an array of retail experiences for women in pursuit of the ultimate in fashionable clothing, every bit as sophisticated as those open to the 21st-century shopper.
George Rudé analyses the events of what started as an anti-Catholic protest, but ended with violence and looting.
Greenwich has for centuries been associated with the Royal Navy, and from 1705 until 1869, writes Richard Ollard, the Royal Naval Hospital was the home of pensioned veterans.
Near London Bridge, writes W.A. Speck, the Doric column to commemorate the Great Fire of 1666 was designed by Wren and made of Portland Stone.
In this scholarly but immensely readable book Matt Cook explores the domestic interiors of homosexual men at various times from the end of the...