A Dutch conspiracy trial in the Indonesian archipelago gave birth to a sadly enduring English word.
History can teach, inspire, warn, include and exclude; its uses change to fit the present moment.
The ambitious Sikh queen Jind Kaur faced division among her subjects and the might of the British Empire.
Hildegard of Bingen died on 17 September 1179.
Cures and treatments have always offered potential riches to their inventors. But how was one supposed to know what worked and what didn’t?
Are China and Hong Kong one country, one history?
Russian history through western correspondents.
A tale of female revenge, power and solidarity.
Few figures from the Age of Revolutions can match the achievements of Toussaint Louverture.
Contradictions in Roman law left incurable headaches for its judges.