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By Dean Nicholas
Published 14 May 2013
In this video slideshow, Guy Atkins introduces the Edwardian postcard, which, with its brevity and speed of reply, was the social media of its day.
By Adrian Teal
Published 9 May 2013
The adventures of Johnson and Boswell through history: the first of a new cartoon series for History Today.
Published 8 May 2013
The indespensible guide to Britain's architectural heritage is now available as an app for iPhone and iPad.
By Christopher Winn
Published 7 May 2013
The founding of the great city by the Dutch, and other New York firsts.
By Paul Lay
Published 2 May 2013
The question of how to engage students in the classroom has been going on for years, finds Paul Lay.
Newsreel footage from the day prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh nationalised his country's oil.
By Hugh Fraser
Published 30 April 2013
Hugh Fraser looks at one of Russia's more memorable female protestors, Maria Spiridonova.
By Rob Murray
Published 26 April 2013
George Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware River is ruined by health and safety restrictions in this cartoon by Rob Murray.
Published 22 April 2013
Paul Reynolds discusses the life of Jan Bloch who, in 1901, foresaw the likely carnage that would be the outcome of a war in Europe.
Published 16 April 2013
Our May issue is out now for the iPad, Kindle Fire and Android tablets, alongside Blackberry devices and Windows Surface.
By Roland Quinault
Published 10 April 2013
Roland Quinault offers an appraisal of the Iron Lady's legacy.
Published 9 April 2013
The great conflagration, with Nero playing his lyre, as reimagined by Rob Murray.
By Alexander Lee
Published 3 April 2013
Alexander Lee finds a "lip-smacking smorgasbord of Tudor delights" in the work of William Shakespeare.
Published 2 April 2013
Christopher Winn recounts the famous sayings of the most oft-quoted of British heroes, Horatio Nelson.