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.
One of the world's poorest countries, for much of its history Nepal has been hidden from the world.
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.