The former city-state and birthplace of Christopher Columbus has long been a global city.
Volume 65 Issue 8 August 2015
Joseph Lister's medical technique was first performed on August 12th, 1865.
William Kemmler was killed on August 6th, 1890.
A protest against the English Civil War ends in tragedy.
High-minded allegations of prurience should not stop historians from examining the intimate lives of people in the past.
Many of the world’s languages derive from a single source. Harry Ritchie tells the story of Proto-Indo-European.
We tend to think of the early modern city as one beset by foul, dangerous air and dank odours. Yet it also inspired a golden age of perfumery, explains William Tullett.
From luxury liners to troopships: Roland Quinault examines the close relationship between the Cunard line and Winston Churchill.
The momentous final days of the French revolutionary are well documented. Yet, argues Colin Jones, many of the established ‘facts’ are myths that do not stand up to scrutiny.
Roger Hudson details the tense situation leading up to the evacuation of British troops from Aden in 1967.