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The Phoenicians were the great maritime traders of the ancient Mediterranean.
A vast biography of General Grant questions received opinions, while a new edition of his memoirs confirms their historic status.
The British love for 'a nice cup of tea' was carefully manipulated to promote the British Empire.
The relationship between the very different expanses of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea began long before Columbus.
Long before he helped to draft the Declaration of Independence, Franklin was a printer, an inventor and a philosopher.
Italy's conquest of Addis Ababa was hailed an imperial triumph by Mussolini, though most Ethiopians had only bows and arrows with which to defend themselves.
Nearly 400 years after his execution, Charles I’s actions and legacy continue to divide scholarly opinion.
More than a symbol of decadence, the flapper should be seen as a quest by women for agency, independence and escape from domesticity.