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Andrew Lycett

Kathryn Hughes feels that most modern biographies lack an essential ingredient, which is life itself, particularly in its most basic form – the...

FOR WHITEHALL’S hottest reading matter, it must be hard to beat ‘Old Stripey’. This is the nickname for the blue and red striped box in which the...

The trial for treason and execution of Roger Casement – humanitarian, homosexual and Irish Nationalist – which took place, in the wake of the Easter Rising of 1916, continues to resonate, as Andrew Lycett explains.

Andrew Lycett uncovers the intriguing, labyrinthine paths to publication of the histories of MI5, MI6, GCHQ and the Special Operations Executive.

If you want a figure who bestrides the 19th-century history of the British in India from the early Mysore and Maratha wars to post-Mutiny...

Taylor Downing is keen to dispel two misconceptions about the First World War. The first is that it was about ragged troops locked in a muddy...

Western historians have tended to focus on one Arab Revolt in the early 20th century, while ignoring another, which was bigger and, in the opinion...

Historians gathered at Warwick this summer to celebrate the contribution of Christopher Andrew.

Andrew Lycett untangles the complex story of how the West’s involvement in Middle Eastern affairs has been interpreted by historians.

It is more than 50 years since Alan Moorehead wrote The White Nile, his magisterial study of efforts to find the source of the great...