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Daniel Snowman

Daniel Snowman asks whether historical biography can be considered a serious contribution to history and assesses the latest trends in the field.

Professor Jeremy Black is one of our great adventurers: author of over 100 books to date, encompassing a wide range of geographical, chronological...

From earliest times warfare has been a recurrent theme in the arts. But what roles have art and the artist performed in times of war? In an...

Daniel Snowman talks to the versatile Marxist intellectual whose recent book on the 'Short Twentieth Century' has already become a classic.

Daniel Snowman surveys four recent books that look at the impact of antisemitism on Jewish cultural identity during the 19th and 20th centuries.

How do we know what we think we know? That the Earth is round, for example, and rotates around the Sun, or that Napoleon’s armies retreated from...

When I was a young history undergraduate I attended a riveting lecture by that brilliant and charismatic medievalist Walter Ullmann, an Austrian...

In our series in which historians look back on the changes that have taken place in their field in the 60 years since the founding of History Today, Daniel Snowman takes a personal view of new approaches to the study of the history of culture and the arts – and of music in particular.

Does the world need another book about romanticism? Romanticism, we surely know (and the current Tate exhibition Romantics reminds us),...

Daniel Snowman reviews a work on the relationship between British historians and those on the continent.

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