Four historians consider the extraordinary longevity of a popular English festival.
We ask four historians whether the demise of one of the 20th century’s superpowers was as inevitable as it now seems.
Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
The hero of the Haitian Revolution’s lonely death in a French prison cell was not an unfortunate tragedy but a cruel story of deliberate destruction.
The anniversary of the abolition of slavery reminds us how visible the memory of Britain’s slave trade remains.
Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms are widely used by historians. But does anyone benefit?
On 1 January 1933, Germany was a democracy with a range of political parties. By the end of the year its parliament was a rubber stamp for Adolf Hitler’s will.
What do the tyrants of the 20th century have in common? Terror, confusion and quasi-religious followings.
Writing treaties in two languages can lead to unexpected problems.
Leading historians discuss one of the burning questions of the day.