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Short, angry missives pinged across the world – Russian propagandists used postcards to get their message across.
Were US-Cuban relations soured for the want of ten dollars?
The buildings that came out of Portugal’s New State were described as an ‘architectural lie’.
Venetian officials sought to stem a ‘plague’ of sodomy by promoting the heterosexual sex trade.
Rosalind Franklin’s work was pivotal to one of the 20th century’s greatest scientific discoveries.
Germany is the country most closely associated with militarism, but Britain has had its militarist moments, too.
The world’s first filmmaker disappeared without trace. Are we watching his outtakes?
The staff of History Today pick their favourite articles of the past year.
Norwich prospered in the 16th century, thanks to an influx of immigrants, who arrived fleeing persecution.
Folklore, fairies and demonic spirits in the sceptical 17th century.