From the Editor

Raise Your Words

A classic work of history, now 20 years old, reminds us of the power of continuing education for all. 

My Back Pages

Those who kept a diary in 2020 have provided a service to posterity.  

There’s a World Out There

If Covid-19 has taught us anything it is that the West – and that includes its historians – must expand its horizons. 

The Future of the Past

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 Holy Trinity

A walk through the City of London provides chance encounters with its deep history.

Of Hair and Ale

The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.