Three lives from Britain’s 18th-century global empire speak of collaboration, resistance and ambivalence.
Science and superstition collided when an apocalypse was predicted to strike the United States in December 1919.
An Indigenous rebellion in colonial Argentina foreshadowed later risings – and resonates to this day.
In the stomach, the mind, or the brain – migraine’s causes and remedies have been debated for 2,000 years.
A squalid incident in Tipperary set the tone for a bitter conflict.
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A French medieval historian, who served his country in both world wars, helped pioneer a new approach to history in between them.
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But for one turning point, Ermengarde, Viscountesse of Narbonne, might be as well known as Eleanor of Aquitaine.
In the 18th century, celebrity culture helped make the British Empire seem both a part of everyday life and a place of fantasy.