A stylish, traditional take on the Enlightenment is unlikely to convert many one way or the other.
By Robert J. Mayhew | Posted Tue 18th June, 14:34
A rare, and successful, attempt to reconstruct the experiences and emotions of parenting in the past.
By Pat Thane | Posted Mon 17th June, 12:06
New contributions to the huge volume of 'Wildeana'.
By Richard Canning | Posted Thu 13th June, 11:50
According to Nazi ideology a Jew, even one who had died for Germany in the First World War, was not a real German.
By Leslie Jones | Posted Tue 11th June, 10:20
The story of a remarkable First World War soldier.
By Julie Wheelwright | Posted Thu 6th June, 11:12
Otter hunting, badger digging and other human and animal encouters in British history.
By Erica Fudge | Posted Tue 4th June, 14:28
A vividly drawn portrait of the life of an early modern executioner.
By Kat Hill | Posted Tue 28th May, 14:34
The truth behind the propaganda of the 'ideal Nazi hero'.
By Nigel Jones | Posted Thu 23rd May, 13:12
The story of the most famous of the Victorian 'suburban ghosts'.
By Jacob Middleton | Posted Wed 22nd May, 13:08
A clear-headed account of demonic possession from the ancient world to the present.
By Ronald Hutton | Posted Tue 21st May, 12:20
The story behind the making of the many classic films produced at Ealing Studios.
By Nigel Watson | Posted Tue 14th May, 11:06
‘A surprise every tenth page, a shock every twentieth’: the working life of serial writer Herbert Allingham.
By Fiona Gruber | Posted Fri 10th May, 10:06
The story of Valentine Greatrakes, whose "miraculous" healing powers wowed restoration Britain.
By Michael Hunter | Posted Thu 9th May, 09:10
An ambitious book outlines the circumstances in which history was produced, the objects it was intended to serve and the changing forms it took.
By R.I. Moore | Posted Tue 7th May, 12:05
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