Today’s featured articles
Backbone of the Nation: Mining Communities and the Great Strike of 1984-85 by Robert Gildea is shaped more by heartbreak than heroism.
Rhodesia’s white minority declared unilateral independence from the UK in 1965, gaining covert support from France, Britain’s colonial rival in Africa.
Moscow was once considered the third Rome, but in Vladimir Putin’s view it is more accurately the second Kyiv.
A Northern Wind: Britain 1962-65 by David Kynaston is a hyperreal account of Britain on the cusp of modernity.
Turkey and the End of the Ottoman Empire, Inca mummies in Europe, Henry II and the Great Rebellion, why Egypt went to war in 1973, and the diamond trade during the Holocaust.
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