Postwar decolonisation in West Africa saw tensions rise between the fading imperial powers of France and Britain, according to papers recently unearthed by Kathryn Hadley.
The bodies of 33 people, believed to date back to between 225 and 550 AD, have been discovered near the ancient Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacán.
An interview from 2007 with Sam Lesser, one of last surviving British veterans of the Spanish Civil War.
Indira Gandhi first came to power on 19th January 1966. In this interview recorded in 1971 she discusses the tension on the border with Pakistan, the creation of Bangladesh and the East Pakistani genocide.
Coventry University has been awarded £745,000 to digitise almost half a million documents held in the BT Archives.
A letter written by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1823 and estimated to be worth up to €150,000 has been rediscovered in Germany.
A pictorial history of the London Zoological Society, which in the 1820s set about collecting specimens that would form the basis of the capital's zoo.
146 volumes of veterinary medicine reports from the collections of the National Library of Scotland have been digitised and are freely available on the Medical History of British India website.
The first episode of Coronation Street was screened on December 9th, 1960.
In this month's edition: the myths of 1941, the Algerian war of independence, and advertising in the age of Mad Men.
It has now been officially announced that Stalin's only daughter died last week in the United States, aged 85.
Watch footage of the Delhi Durbar of 1911, in colour.
The discovery of early Bronze Age remains and artefacts in Dartmoor National Park may be one of the most significant archaeological finds of the past 100 years.
General de Gaulle died on November 9th, 1970. Watch footage of his funeral in Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises and an American news report from the time.
Having received over 100 submissions, here is the longlist for the Longman-History Today Book of the Year Award.
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- Middle East
- North America
- South America
- Central America
- Early Modern
- 20th Century
- 21st Century
- Economic History
- Environmental History
- Historical Memory
- Science & Technology