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Inside: Lenin, Robin Hood, medieval youth, the Ottoman empire and more.
Cleopatra Selene became an important ruler in her own right.
Why did only some women get the vote in 1918 and what did they do with it?
Our history is written in ink – adapted and reinvented to reflect, and influence, the needs of the day.
Man and god seek love and unity in one of the most celebrated Hindu myths.
An introduction to Sufism, the mystical-ascetical movement within Islam, whose followers have often been the target of ISIS jihadis.
The Russian Revolution should not be confined to 1917. The legacy of its leader and chief ideologue lives on in all its terrible contradictions.
The untold story of African-Americans’ civil cases in the segregated South.
Cultural curiosity inspired generations of British imperialists to unearth India’s past.
While Antony and Cleopatra have been immortalised in history and in popular culture, their offspring have been all but forgotten. Their daughter, Cleopatra Selene, became an important ruler in her own right.
When the justice system of medieval England was found to be too corrupt, Robin Hood and the outlaws of fact and fiction created their own system beyond the law.
How did Germany’s postwar politicians deal with the legacy of Nazism and defeat?
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