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When we ask historians which genre of history they like least, the most common answer is ‘economic’. Is the field unjustly maligned?
Three wise men, guided by a star, search for the new-born Christ.
The origins of haggis are as mysterious as the Loch Ness Monster.
Nine leading historians choose their favourite books from the past year.
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The study of song as an imperfect, protean, untameable art form.
The lore and history of knitting in the British Isles.
Confronting the country's darkest hour and looking for answers.
Covering Hong Kong, the anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre, porcine inebriation and the Battle of Algiers, nine historians select their favourite books of the past year.
The need to preserve alliances was a compelling reason not to use nuclear weapons in Vietnam.
Who was the ‘Father of History’? Do you know which was the first city to be bombed from the air?
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