Fern Riddell

Why is it so easy to forget an unsavoury aspect of Britain’s recent past?

To mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the war between the states, we explore its legacy through the History Today archive.

Celebrating the life of Amelia Edwards, founder of the Egypt Exploration Society. 

Fern Riddell investigates the campaign of terror orchestrated by the Edwardian suffragette movement before the First World War and asks why it has been neglected by historians.

Carroll’s perceived paedophilia seems to have little scholarly evidence.