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The quiet resistance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
The long history of drinking games – and how to win them.
The ancient world found ingenious solutions for protective equipment in the workplace – but did its workers benefit?
The Gowers Report of 1950 was the first step in the postwar rescue of Britain’s country house heritage.
A Japanese genre of painting, rooted in Buddhist ideals, takes an unflinching view of the dead.
The First World War offered new opportunities for enterprising female doctors.
Coffeehouses and coffee were not as closely related as one might think.
Attempts by the US and French governments to buy favourable coverage in British newspapers proved a costly failure.
A lively, privileged group of young intellectuals grew ever more alarmed by the crises that struck Britain in the mid-1740s.
A momentous change in the status of women began in the 1950s.