Stephen Rigby argues that Marxist analysis has had an underrated role in the social and economic interpretation of the medieval world.
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Anthony Seldon considers when and why history ends and current affairs begin.
John Crossland compares the investigative approach of historians and journalists.
Must the historians be morally neutral on the subject he or she investigates? Michael Burleigh offers a personal view.
Julia Simpson on a new museum celebrating the clog shoe
From Augustine to Alfred - Janet Backhouse discusses the material evidence and new views that are the backcloth to the major exhibition of Anglo-Saxon art and culture opening at the British Museum this month.
Margaret Jervis looks at Professor Martin Bernal's controversial work on Greek prehistory.
Richard Cavendish visits the society dedicated to Britain's great military hero.
Did he fall... or was he pushed? Michael MacDonald investigates the cause celebre of Arthur Capel, Earl of Essex, found with his throat cut in the Tower of London and sheds light on attitudes to suicide and the political and religious strife of Restoration England.