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By Mungo Melvin
Posted 11th May 2017, 10:09
Sevastopol, Russia’s principal warm-water naval base on the Black Sea, was not immune to the spread of revolutionary sentiment in 1917.
By Misha Ewen
Posted 10th May 2017, 14:41
Those English women who travelled to the new colony of Jamestown in search of marriage and a new life were neither groomed nor coerced. The same cannot be said of their African counterparts.
By Haythem Bastawy
Posted 8th May 2017, 12:00
Tensions in the early 20th century resulted in the Second Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. Although many left or converted, a great many more remain, either forgotten or hiding.
By Eleanor Parker
Posted 8th May 2017, 11:13
In commissioning her biography, Emma, wife to two kings of England, created a subtle yet audacious piece of propaganda, used to maintain her position and secure her reputation.
By Rhys Griffiths
Posted 26th April 2017, 11:27
The first in a new series exploring the history of a country in pictures begins with Cambodia.
By Danny Bird
Posted 26th April 2017, 9:08
Eighty years after its creation, one of the 20th-century’s most enduring artworks warns us against the danger of ‘alternative facts’.
By Andy Holroyde
Posted 20th April 2017, 14:38
In his pursuit of Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell was guided by a prophecy foretelling treason.
By Johan MacKechnie
Posted 20th April 2017, 14:37
The changing shape of the slave trade in the medieval Mediterranean.
By Christine Burns
Writing a history of transgender people poses unique problems.
By Marama Whyte
Posted 19th April 2017, 19:34
New US equality laws in the 1960s meant a revolution in journalism, as the women of the press fought for their place.