Reparations paid by the Chinese to the US following the Boxer Rebellion were used to open Tsinghua University in Beijing on 11 April, 1911.
Volume 67 Issue 4 April 2017
In the first games, which began on 6 April, 1896, 241 athletes from 14 countries competed in 43 events.
The Hydra, a magazine produced by shell shock patients, was pioneering as a mental health care treatment.
An extensively researched, hard-hitting reassessment of British rule in India pulls no punches, but does not tell the whole story.
A persuasively argued but one-sided account of the economic and political failings of British rule in India.
This panoramic study of Native North American history has remarkable honesty and scope.
Seeking a new life when poverty forced them from their homes, Victorian emigrants were at the mercy of others.
The Reinheitsgebot was adopted on 23 April 1516.
What is the soul, where does it come from and where does it go when we die? Such questions have continued to fascinate since the early modern period, and have resulted in surprisingly creative answers.
Angered by his native country’s rush towards western-style modernisation, the acclaimed Japanese author committed a shocking act of protest.