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Medieval women’s bodies were a battleground: they were either irretrievably sinful, or they were Christ-like.
The 1980 Protect and Survive booklet opened government plans to ridicule.
The Plague was not just a medieval illness.
Carving our names on great monuments is a millennia-old tradition, but why do we do it?
Britain’s National Parks are a forgotten legacy of postwar reconstruction.
The need to preserve alliances was a compelling reason not to use nuclear weapons in Vietnam.
The Dutch role in the slave trade cannot be dismissed as a matter of numbers.
To whom should one pledge fealty? Lord, king, brother or nation?
It was not the Nazi-Soviet Pact, but the ‘Party line’, which brought an end to the era of ‘fellow travellers’, 80 years ago.
The Aliens Act of 1905 created a new type of immigrant to the UK and a new way of dealing with them.