A right-wing Catholic who crushed all his rivals, Engelbert Dollfuss fought hard to maintain his young republic’s independence. A.D. Harvey looks at the life of the tiny patriot of peasant stock who stood up to Hitler.
A.D. Harvey thinks the world of academia is letting down the thousands who make Black History Month such a popular success each year.
A.D. Harvey recalls the career of the Swedish king whose assassination inspired a famous opera.
A.D. Harvey celebrates the 150th birthday of The Field.
A.D. Harvey assesses the role of the Soviet Air Force in the defeat of Nazism.
A.D. Harvey looks back a hundred years to the birth of modern local government in London - the launch-pad for many national political careers.
A.D. Harvey looks at the enduring myth surrounding one of history’s ‘Great Men’, and how he dominated the nineteenth-century imagination outside France.
A.D. Harvey reflects on why the Great War captured the literary imagination.