Richard Cavendish remembers the birth of Mrs Gaskell in Chelsea in 1810.
Volume 60 Issue 9 September 2010
Richard Cavendish remembers the first performance of Porgy and Bess on September 30th, 1935.
Richard Cavendish remembers the Union of South Africa's first election campaign in September 1910.
Hywel Williams revisits an article by Peter Munz, first published in History Today in 1959, and asks who needed whose approval most, the great ruler of the Franks or Pope Leo III?
Nick Poyntz looks at the opportunities offered to historians by text mining, the use of computer programmes to examine concordances and divergences within and between documents and texts.
The acclaimed historian Michael Burleigh talks to Paul Lay about his influences, working methods, the need for historians to engage in public policy and why he is relieved to be free from academic bureaucracy.
Richard Overy looks behind the myth of a vulnerable island defended by a small band of fighter pilots to give due credit to the courage of the redoubtable civilian population.
Nigel Jones celebrates a great humanitarian who navigated the perilous paths between good and evil, a mission that was to cost him his life.
Kathryn Hadley joins a group of schoolteachers and police officers in an innovative project that seeks ways to better understand the Holocaust.
Few events in history have proved as momentous as Galileo's discovery of the moons of Jupiter. David Wootton explains why.