Robert Knecht visits two of France’s most remarkable châteaux, which stand as monuments to the ambitions of their upwardly mobile creators Thomas Bohier and Nicolas Fouquet.
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Gerard DeGroot investigates the effects of the ‘peace dividend’ on the Nevada desert.
Dejan Djokic pinpoints the baleful influences of historical distortion and myth in a troubled area.
Tristram Hunt finds inspiration for his study of civic consciousness in Tuscany and the lecture halls of Cambridge.
The French began formal negotiations with ‘the magnificent and mighty Owen, Prince of Wales' on 14 June 1404.
Michael Paris examines the way in which aspects of D-Day were filmed at the time and have subsequently been reconstructed in popular cinema.
Richard Cavendish recounts the history of the British medal for bravery in combat, first awarded on June 21st, 1854.
Christina abdicated her throne on June 6th, 1654.
Pamela Spencer draws attention to a new exhibition opening at the Wallace Collection.
Adrian Mourby visits the site of a city that continues to inspire grandiose visions, as it has done for almost 3,000 years.