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The fledgling music industry had a problem: it could not mass-produce records.
The paradoxical career of one of the key figures of English Protestantism, who was burnt at the stake on 21 March 1556.
An 18th-century map produced by Anna van Westerstee Beeck marks a pivotal moment in the histories of Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.
Westerners consider Russia through the prism of the Soviet Union and the Second World War. But we must look further back if we wish to understand the nation’s fears, aims and motivations
Founded in Oakland, California more than half a century ago, the Black Panther Party’s revolutionary image and legacy remain as political and racially divisive as ever.
Despite advances in technology, the fledgling music industry had a problem: it could not mass-produce records. For a brief period, every recording committed to wax was unique, forcing labels to...
The break with Rome set England apart from continental Europe. It was born of personal desires rather than matters of principle.
The conflicts that devastated Renaissance Europe were justified by ancient ideas rooted in natural law and Christianity. Though replaced by legal frameworks for the conduct of war between states, the killing continues.
A microhistory offers new insights into the creation of the Royal Society amid the intellectual brilliance of Restoration England.
Life in 19th century London suburbia for art critic Émile Zola: Michael Rosen investigates.
How women shared medical knowledge in the 17th century.
Nazi art never caught on, its architecture was unbuilt or destroyed, but its films were shot and seen by millions. The German dictator was a keen believer in the power of cinema and used it to...
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