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By Gill Hoffs
Posted 24th March 2017, 14:43
Seeking a new life when poverty forced them from their homes, Victorian emigrants were at the mercy of others.
By Suzannah Lipscomb
Posted 22nd March 2017, 15:37
The maxim ‘show don’t tell’ is often forgotten when film-makers confront historical horrors, argues Suzannah Lipscomb, as two recent cinema releases demonstrate.
By Frank Furedi
Posted 22nd March 2017, 15:00
The ideas set out by Martin Luther sparked a reformation in the idea of authority itself.
By Paul Lay
Posted 22nd March 2017, 14:39
By Rhys Griffiths
Posted 21st March 2017, 14:39
By Robert Greer
Posted 14th March 2017, 12:05
How did bookselling develop from the preserve of the elite to the Amazon marketplace? It is due, in large part, to the actions of one man.
By Rebecca Simon
Posted 9th March 2017, 12:47
American history has always been decided by its people, as England learned when it attempted to impose harsh trade restrictions on its new colony in the 17th century.
By Rachel Wilson
Posted 3rd March 2017, 16:23
The 18th century saw many royal deaths, all of which had to be mourned. The effect was felt in every part of life.
By Sara Bradley
Posted 27th February 2017, 15:56
Drake’s exploits in the New World made him perfect material for the English gutter press and a figurehead for rising Hispanophobia.
By Steven King
Posted 23rd February 2017, 16:16
British systems of welfare and adult social care are not so different from aspects of the traditional Poor Laws.