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Map depicting a simplified history of territorial acquisitions within the continental United States

By Dean Nicholas

Astronomy in ancient Greece, Henry Morton Stanley and the Gadsden Purchase. 

By Dean Nicholas

Images of the Norman castle, which was largely destroyed during the English Civil Wars. 

By Paul Lay

Oswald Mosley, the siege of Corfe Castle, highway-women and more. 

“United States, Showing the Relative Average Density of Existing Forests.” From Department of the Interior, Census Office,Sixteen Maps Accompanying Report On Forest Trees Of North America, By C.S. Sargent, 1884.

By History Today

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

By Dean Nicholas

All the winners from our annual event. 

'Man in Pink'

By Piers Baker-Bates

Despite its small size, the Royal Academy’s exhibition on Giovanni Battista Moroni is a blockbuster in the proper sense of the word.

By Dean Nicholas

A collection of the most popular and interesting things we've published over the past 12 months.

Presepe (nativity scenes) in the Via San Gregorio Armeno

By History Today

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 History Today

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.

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