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By Rhys Griffiths
Posted 21st September 2017, 14:01
From Arabia Deserta to Black Gold.
By Benjamin C. Fortna
Posted 12th September 2017, 0:08
The dramatic life of the outlaw and special agent Eşref Bey epitomises the end of the Ottoman Empire.
By Caitlin Ellis
Posted 7th September 2017, 14:44
The Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in 1167 sowed the seeds for centuries of tension between England and the Irish.
By Daniel W.B. Lomas
Posted 1st September 2017, 14:49
Fiercely anti-Communist, Clement Attlee found Britain’s intelligence agencies to be invaluable tools.
Posted 1st September 2017, 9:03
Finland celebrates its centenary in December 2017, but the concept of Suur Suomi – ‘Greater Finland’ – has existed since at least the 18th century.
By Jerome de Groot
Posted 17th August 2017, 13:57
A nation built on symbols and a clear sense of history, the US increasingly recognises that it cannot defend the continuing presence of these statues in public spaces.
By Amy Jeffs
Posted 9th August 2017, 12:26
The cult of saints affected everyone in medieval Europe. A voracious souvenir market was one of its consequences.
By Avan Judd Stallard
Posted 3rd August 2017, 11:44
The idea that the ancients believed in Antipodean lands to balance the globe is a modern invention – and wrong.
By Gary Sheffield
Posted 1st August 2017, 9:40
How did an evocatively named Flanders village become shorthand for a whole series of battles around the Belgian city of Ypres?
By Emma Southon
Posted 30th July 2017, 11:58
Accounts of the life of Germanicus are complex, fascinating and open to interpretation.