Filmmakers, revolutionaries, Iranian shahs – Mexico has a long history of providing political asylum.
While finding its origins in royal Aztec feasts, the everyday Tex-Mex enchilada is more a product of colonialism and prejudice than authentic heritage.
The Conquest of Mexico was justified by the Spanish as an evil necessary to save a people who practised human sacrifice and worshipped false gods.
Kate Wiles provides context for the first European image of the Aztec capital, razed by the Spanish in 1521.
Hidden beneath a hill in Cholula, Mexico lies the largest pyramid ever built.
Amy Fuller looks at the life of the Mexican nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and asks why we feel the need to kill our heroines rather than celebrate their achievements.
The man born Lev Bronstein was attacked on August 20th, 1940. He died the following day.
Beyond the stereotypes of bloodthirsty savagery and false predictions of Armageddon.
Understanding aboriginal history through rare and largely unheard music.
Maximilian of Austria acceded to the imperial throne of Mexico on June 12th, 1864.