Cuba’s built heritage owes a personal debt.
Thoughts, opinions and commentary on all things historical.
A Dutch conspiracy trial in the Indonesian archipelago gave birth to a sadly enduring English word.
Contradictions in Roman law left incurable headaches for its judges.
Medieval inscriptions can tell us far more than just what is written on them.
The global crisis wrought by the First World War prompted the birth of free mental health care.
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia has been a monument to selective readings of history.
The problem with community policing.
Women, non-importation agreements and spinning bees in the American Revolution.
The Sharp siblings show the power of family to help and support each other towards greatness.
In the ancient world, statues were not symbols of virtue and could take revenge on those who attacked them.