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Presepe (nativity scenes) in the Via San Gregorio Armeno

By Rhys Griffiths

A round-up of some things we've enjoyed reading over the past week

By Ruth Kinna

Ruth Kinna reviews an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

 Major telegraph lines across the Earth in 1891

By Rhys Griffiths

A round-up of some things we've enjoyed reading over the past week.

By Paul Lay

Alexander's Amazon lover, the French Revolution's angel of death and the Putney Debates.

By History Today

The shortlist for our annual award has been revealed.

By Dean Nicholas

Bearded presidents, a king in battle, Prairie architecture and more

By Dean Nicholas

Newsreel footage documenting the end of Prohibition in the United States.

Part of the Analytical Engine on display, in 1843, left of centre in this engraving of the King George III Museum

By Dean Nicholas

A new look for History Today's online presence.

By Taylor Downing

A new visitor centre places the work of Bletchley Park within the broad history of the Second World War.

By Dean Nicholas

A few pictures of our suitably historic new abode.

By Philippa Joseph

Philippa Joseph reviews an exhibition at the National Gallery, London.

By Dean Nicholas

A map of women's political rights around the world, from 1892 until the present day.

By Dean Nicholas

The Night of the Long Knives, postage history and more.

By Daniel Swift

In the first of an ocassional series on classic history books, Daniel Swift revisits Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory

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