By James G. Clark

The destruction of western Europe's medieval heritage during the First World War.

By John Jolliffe

The precarious years following the restoration of Charles II.

By Isabella Tree

The Kumari is the survivor of a tradition dating back ten centuries or more.

By Hugh Gault

The long-running debate over the privatisation of the Post Office

By Jeffrey Meyers

The painter Claude Monet spent his early twenties as a soldier in French North Africa.
Frank Hudspeth carries the FA Cup after Newcastle United's win against Aston Villa in 1924. Topical Press Agency / Getty Images

By Robert Colls

The case for sports history as a serious academic subject
Anzac Cove, Gallipoli

By Roger Hudson

The bloody stalemate that followed the landing of Allied troops on the Turkish coast.
Portrait of Thomas Cromwell, by Hans Holbein the Younger.

By Michael Everett

Cromwell as religious reformer.


Publishing pioneer: Henry Oldenburg by Jan van Cleve, 1668.

By Noah Moxham

The scientific journal has faciliated the sharing of new discoveries since 1665.
Protesting for peace: US delegates, including Jane Addams (second from left, front), travel to the Congress.

By Helen McCarthy

The Women’s Congress aimed to revolutionise a ravaged political landscape.
Court of Honour, or, The Vertuous Protestant's Looking Glass. 1679.

By Ted Vallance

Clarkson denies that protest is effective but doesn't discourage his supporters.
James Mawdsley, c.1899

By John Greenwood

History is against the Conservative Party's aim to increase its number of state-school educated MPs.

By Suzannah Lipscomb

Troubling questions over the commercialisation of sites known for their violent history.

By Fern Riddell

Celebrating the life of Amelia Edwards, founder of the Egypt Exploration Society.
Rodrigo Borgia

By History Today

This month we have questions on Rodrigo Borgia, presidential impeachments, Anne Boleyn, Sir Lancelot and more.

By History Today

The ruins of churches and cathedrals destroyed during the First World War.