The Independent State of Croatia was founded on 10 April 1941.
Volume 66 Issue 4 April 2016
Long overshadowed by the Revolution and the Second World War, there is renewed interest in the earlier, imperialist conflict.
The career of the brilliant physiologist Brown-Séquard is a reminder of the perils of scientific innovation.
The Mongol leader's encounter with a mystical beast marked him as a great leader, but says at least as much about his adviser.
The millennium-long history of the Holy Roman Empire has been wilfully misunderstood since the rise of the nation state. But can its past shed light on Europe’s future?
The appearance of a Short Stirling Bomber near St Paul's Cathedral prompts Roger Hudson to recall the Wings for Victory campaign.
Shakespeare’s approach to history and geography is often regarded as something of a joke. But his skill was in reconstructing the medieval Mediterranean for audiences whose horizons were being expanded.
By the end of the Seven Years War in 1763 Britain had become a global power for the first time. But the conflict’s colossal expense and the high-handed approach of British politicians led to the loss of America, writes George Goodwin.
The 500th anniversary of the publication of Utopia is a chance to appreciate Thomas More in all his complexity.
The discovery in Victorian London of the remains of ancient animals – and a fascination with their modern descendants – helped to transform people’s ideas of the deep past, as Chris Manias reveals.