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Laurie Johnston explores the significance of public education in Cuba's efforts to forge a national identity in a period of US intervention.

As English universities seek more diverse means of funding, Jill Pellew looks at the ways in which philanthropists helped to establish universities in three very different locations during the early 20th century.

Volume: 63 Issue: 7 2013

Richard Kennett calls on his fellow history teachers to embrace narrative. There is no better way to inspire the historians of the future.

Volume: 63 Issue: 8 2013

The Whig interpretation of the past is a moral fable more akin to theology than history, argues Tim Stanley.

Volume: 63 Issue: 5 2013

As the debate rages about how history should be taught in state schools David Cannadine discusses his recent research project.

Volume: 62 Issue: 2 2012

The former editor of History Review Robert Pearce gives his personal view.

Issue: 72 2012

Penelope J. Corfield proposes a new and inclusive long-span history course – the Peopling of Britain – to stimulate a renewed interest in the subject among the nation’s secondary school students. 

Volume: 62 Issue: 11 2012

Jacob Middleton finds that, far from being a relic of a cruel Victorian past, corporal punishment became more frequent and institutionalised in 20th-century England.

Volume: 62 Issue: 11 2012

Medieval historian Nicholas Orme believes that the teaching of history in Britain’s universities is better now than it has ever been.

Volume: 61 Issue: 3 2011

George Garnett reflects on the Julia Wood Prize and on the state of sixth-form history.

Issue: 69 2011

Ian Garrett advises on how to succeed under the new AQA rules.

Issue: 66 2010

This month Nick Poyntz looks at how to access the wealth of digitised source material now available to historians.

Volume: 60 Issue: 6 2010

This month Nick Poyntz examines the rapid rise of blogging among both professional historians and amateur enthusiasts.

Volume: 60 Issue: 5 2010

Nick Poyntz looks at the ways in which the ubiquitous search engine is changing the nature of historical research.

Volume: 60 Issue: 7 2010

To conclude his series on the opportunities offered to historians by new technology, Nick Poyntz looks at how recent developments may help to bridge the gap between academic and public history.

Volume: 60 Issue: 11 2010

The decision by Sussex University to drop research-led teaching and implement a post-1900 curriculum will produce scholars lacking in historical perspective, says Martin Evans.

Volume: 60 Issue: 4 2010

Following an invitation to help advise the government on the school history curriculum, what can a high-profile ‘telly don’ like Niall Ferguson bring to the classroom? Seán Lang wonders.

Volume: 60 Issue: 9 2010

Richard Cavendish marks the anniversary of the founding of Switzerland's first university, at Basel, on April 4th, 1460.

Volume: 60 Issue: 4 2010

Keith Stapylton provides a novel viewpoint on one of Britain’s traditional centres of historical excellence.

Issue: 67 2010

Robert Hughes provides an Examiner's Commentary

Issue: 64 2009

Lindsay Pollick shares her experiences and her enthusiasm.

Issue: 65 2009

Wayne Johnson explains what is on offer at one of Britain’s newest universities

Issue: 64 2009

Jeremy Black prepares readers for the rigours of university history.

Issue: 63 2009
Concerns about the British primary school curriculum made their way onto the political agenda last year with the publication of the interim Rose Report. With the full report imminent, Richard Willis looks at the history of progressive education and ponders its future.
Volume: 59 Issue: 2 2009

Edna Fernandes visits a madrassa in northern India founded in the wake of the Indian Mutiny. One of the first Islamic fundamentalist schools, its influence has spread into Pakistan and Afghanistan, among the Taliban and followers of Osama bin Laden.

Volume: 59 Issue: 2 2009

Lessons from the Auschwitz Project. Robert Carr shares his experiences.

Issue: 60 2008

Richard Hughes lends us the benefit of his expertise.

Issue: 62 2008

Russel Tarr introduces the new International Baccalaureate, assessing its advantages and disadvantages compared with A Levels.

Issue: 61 2008

Amanda Forshaw advises how to approach ‘Themes’ units.

Issue: 60 2008

Michael Morrogh sees value in historical films, despite their evident imperfections.

Issue: 61 2008

Anthony Fletcher delves into the diaries of teenage girls in the Georgian and Victorian eras to explore the little-changing constraints, punishments and occasional delights of being brought up a girl in upper-class Britain before the Great War.

Volume: 58 Issue: 4 2008

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