A classic work of history, now 20 years old, reminds us of the power of continuing education for all.
From the Editor
A great European novel says much about its age of crisis – and ours.
Those who kept a diary in 2020 have provided a service to posterity.
If Covid-19 has taught us anything it is that the West – and that includes its historians – must expand its horizons.
In the 70 years since History Today was launched, the way we engage with the past has changed, often for the better. But challenges remain.
A walk through the City of London provides chance encounters with its deep history.
The Roman poet Ovid remains our contemporary despite a gap of two millennia.
The West Indies’ past is a key to our present.
Lockdown has reacquainted us with boredom.
The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.