The Met opened its doors on 22 October 1883.
Volume 68 Issue 10 October 2018
‘Ideas don’t do things; people do.’
Gypsies: An English History by David Cressy is a sympathetic narrative of a people integral to the national story.
The English republic was brought down by the same forces that brought it to power.
Opium has been known and used for more than 7,000 years. A brilliantly researched and wide-ranging study brings its history up to date.
The story of the ‘mythical centre’ of French cuisine reflects the triumphs and tribulations of its people.
A medieval myth with deep roots that captured the imagination of western Europe’s age of chivalry.
A history of medieval Iberia that reaches beyond simply a tale of Convivencia and Reconquista.
The national campaign for suffrage saw women forming societies from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
Blessed with beauty and wealth, California fails to come to terms with its past.