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‘Looking at medieval history through the prism of Max Weber is challenging.’
No canine character has played a more crucial role in literature than Bendicò in Lampedusa’s The Leopard.
The quiet resistance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Utopian ideas from an era that looked to the future with optimism.
The long history of drinking games – and how to win them.
Who was the first and only prime minister to be assassinated? How many people were in the Council of Ten?
As human populations expand and their exploitation of the globe increases, so does their vulnerability to certain diseases.
154 years after her death, Manuela Sáenz was given a state burial on 5 July 2010.
Human suffering is at the heart of Michelangelo’s masterpiece.
A history of the clean body is also a history of societal expectation, technological innovation, class, privacy and spare time.