Fifty years separate the Boston Tea Party and the Monroe Doctrine. How did a group of British colonies become a self-proclaimed protector of continents within half a century?
Today’s featured articles
In 1983 the March for Equality and Against Racism from Marseille to Paris marked the coming of age of a new French generation.
Did Jesus have a difficult childhood? Was his youth spent in Egypt or England, India or Japan? The four canonical gospels are quiet on his early life, leading some to speculate.
Contrary to popular myth, it wasn't Prince Albert but another German royal transplant who introduced the Christmas tree to Britain: Queen Charlotte.
The Hundred Years War Vol 5: Triumph and Illusion by Jonathan Sumption charts the English downfall and France’s triumph to bring the epic five-volume history to its conclusion.
In the December issue:
The 50 years that made America, the forgotten role of Archbishop Wulfstan, the home front of the First World War, sokol, volcanos, and the best history books of 2023.
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