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Michael Howard

Michael Howard introduces the most popular historian in Victorian England.

Michael Howard records the relish with which Oliver Cromwell ended a particularly famous session in the House of Commons.

The dance of death: the battle. Coloured aquatint by T. Rowlandson, 1816. Wellcome Collection.

Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history.

Michael Howard on the culture of imperial Britain in the face of international competition in the economic and military spheres.