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One of the world's poorest countries, for much of its history Nepal has been hidden from the world.
The seemingly insignificant objects of our daily lives are vital tools to understanding our past.
It is tempting to try to understand events such as Brexit through historical analogies, but how useful are these comparisons?
The 16th century was a time of crisis and change for Portugal’s empire.
First sighted in 1820, for much of human history Antarctica has been an abstract idea.
Behind the dominating presence of Frankenstein, the richness of Mary Shelley’s life is in danger of being lost.
Seemingly inconsequential, dedicating books to royalty was a vital part of Tudor publishing.
Wendell Phillips is not remembered fondly in Yemen.
Why is it so easy to forget an unsavoury aspect of Britain’s recent past?
Women had few powers in Ancient Greece – except in death.