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A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

The last days of India's first prime minister, travels with the King of Siam and how the Scots invented Britishness.

Paul Lay considers the late MP's contribution to and understanding of England's radical tradition.

A recent televisual account of the First World War leaves Paul Lay feeling underwhelmed.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

Smoking in the First World War, Rome's 'tiger mother' and a historian's take on  Game of Thrones.

Historians are beginning to reengage with their discipline as a social science, a move welcomed by Paul Lay.

We speak to Calder Walton, the author of Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire.

A recap of the recent event organised by the British Library and History Today.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

A great historian of Poland and a survey of British Intelligence were among this year’s winners.

Paul Lay is impressed by the National Gallery director's dismissal of the 'numbers game' when considering the success of blockbuster art shows.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

Mark Horton tells the story of an archaeological dig that may have fuelled the fantasies of J.R.R. Tolkien

The editor offers a brief introduction to the new-look History Today

New year, new look: a preview of our January 2014 issue.

After much debate, the shortlist for this year's book prize has been decided.

In this episode of the podcast, Jacob Norris discusses the real history of Bethlehem.

Paul Lay salutes a new perspective on Britain’s involvement in the Napoleonic Wars.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

Allan Mallinson joins us to discuss a 'lost' memo penned by Winston Churchill in 1911 concerning the prospect of a European war.

The real story of Bethlehem, the Arab scholar who discovered the New World and Churchill's plan to end the First World War.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

In this episode, Alexander Lee discusses historical notions of the ideal city.

The 70th anniversary of VE Day in 2015 could be the last marked by those who fought for it, says Paul Lay.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.

Paul Lay reports on the British Museum's latest exhibition.

Paul Lay recounts a trip to the site of Treblinka.

Charles Emmerson discusses Russia on the eve of the First World War and argues that, had it not been for the conflict, the country's fortunes would have taken a different turn.

A selection of readers' correspondence with the editor, Paul Lay.


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