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Charles Freeman discusses his research into one of history's greatest mysteries.

The Shroud of Turin, Joan of Arc's 'visions' and the invention of Total War.

Paul Lay reflects on the fashion for taking photographs in museums and galleries.

In the October edition of History Today, Linda Porter looks at the short but distinguished rule of James V of Scotland.

 

In embracing tattoos, the people of Britain are returning to their ancient roots, argues Paul Lay.

Paul Lay reflects on the differences between his generation and that of his grandfather, who fought in the First World War.

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

Our editor Paul Lay picks the books he'll be packing to the beach this summer.

The furore over Michael Gove's plans for the English curriculum shows our collective amnesia over our rich sources of literature and history, writes Paul Lay.

The winners of this year's prestigious history prize have been announced.

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

Archaeologists have confirmed that the town of Amesbury in Wiltshire, located two miles from Stonehenge, is the longest continuously occupied settlement in Britain.

The cultural events planned to mark the centenary of the First World War have taken a turn for the bizarre.

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

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.

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

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.


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