Christiaan Huygens has been long overshadowed by Isaac Newton. But he is the better example of a modern scientist.
History is often advanced by chance encounters, a rare luxury in our current condition.
Black History Month
Teenagers were agents of change in 1960s Britain, but the birth of youth movements such as the Mods was heavily indebted to the multicultural society from which they grew.
How the Nazi persecution of Jews shaped the African-American freedom struggle.
As calls for women’s suffrage gained momentum following the American Civil War, an uncomfortable racial fault-line began to emerge within the movement, argues Jad Adams.
Volume 70 Issue 11 November 2020