History Today

Homelessness was an acute problem in the 19th-century city.

Armen T. Marsoobian explores the complex history of one of the 20th-century’s worst and most neglected crimes against humanity.

This accessible and well-written synthesis offers grim details of punishments prescribed for various 'crimes' across the globe over more than 2,...

Flattened out, Bhutan's landmass might stretch across as much as half of her southern neighbour, India. But Bhutan is a small, remote and...

This tour de force stunningly reconceives the American Civil War. It shows how European public opinion impelled the North to free slaves; how...

Gary Sheffield casts his eye over the latest publications.

'It is up to you to save the world', said Tsar Alexander to the Duke of Wellington as he left the Congress of Vienna to take charge of the allied...

Our fascination with pirates and the search for buried treasure continues to make headlines.

Head Hunters begins with a journey. A group of young Cambridge scientists embarks on an expedition to the Australasian islands of the...

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