Paleontologist and fossil hunter Mary Anning was born on 21 May 1799.
Volume 68 Issue 3 March 2018
Maroon freedom fighters on two Caribbean islands helped hasten the abolition of slavery.
A Jewish woman’s journey through Nazi Germany and Vichy France to safety in Switzerland.
The Women’s Social and Political Union played a crucial role in the campaign to gain the vote for women.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s genius inspired hope during the Great Depression and played a crucial role in the Second World War.
The seemingly insignificant objects of our daily lives are vital tools to understanding our past.
A historical landscape is impossible to recover, but we can still feel its power.
A lively account highlights the heroic exploits of his loyal companions and the ravages of war against Cromwell.
The landmarks of Victorian London, painted onto a fashionable leather glove.
A gory, fascinating and highly original study of changing attitudes to death and dead bodies.