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How Worcestershire sauce changed the way we look at medieval manuscripts.
How Chinese porcelain became a worldwide sensation, changing tastes and the global economy.
Can we learn from history about how diseases spread, and how we respond to them?
Since the late 19th century, French politics has provided a testing ground for right-wing populism.
Historians should remind themselves that quantity and quality are often very different things.
An outsider’s observations from the moments before China’s Cultural Revolution.
What will future generations judge us most harshly for? Abandoning the rule that truth matters in public life.
In 1805, a lady’s maid from Cork visited the palace of a Russian princess and inadvertently became one of the first published Irish writers on Russia.
A chivalric form of planned battle took place on 26 March 1351.
The path to Britain’s Civil Wars of the 17th century was paved in the three very different realms of England, Scotland and Ireland. But it was in the richest and most populous of these that crisis escalated into conflict.
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