The legend of La Llorona has supposedly haunted Mexico since before the Conquest. Her story is one of violence, much like the country whose suffering she is often taken to represent. Beware the woman in white ...
Volume 65 Issue 11 November 2015
Inspirational schoolmaster who became a leading scholar of 18th-century Europe.
The Byzantine emperor died in Constantinople on 14 November 565.
The British government should be more open in its dealings with researchers.
The first effective miners' safety lamp was unveiled on November 9th 1815.
The current conflict in southern Arabia is threatening one of the most remarkable sites of the region’s pre-Islamic civilisations.
Jerome de Groot muses on how authors of historical fiction try to flesh out the bare bones of history, drawing on old and new works.
The reforming Tsar sought to westernise his empire, yet in 1723 he published an uncompromising reassertion of his absolutist doctrine, which has traditionally marked Russia’s national consciousness.
Roger Hudson describes advances in British military aviation technology in the years before the Second World War.
Britain’s Industrial Revolution is most closely associated with the Midlands and the North. But the capital was also a centre of innovation and enterprise, as David Waller explains.