The Riot Act was read to young officers at West Point Military Academy on 25 December 1826, following a boisterous party which began the night before.
Volume 69 Issue 12 December 2019
The multifarious motives of Europe’s Ottoman scholars.
Successful leaders or rapacious, racist, corrupt adventurers? A history of the East India Company.
The global struggle to resist the banalities of mass tourism.
Britain’s National Parks are a forgotten legacy of postwar reconstruction.
When we ask historians which genre of history they like least, the most common answer is ‘economic’. Is the field unjustly maligned?
The study of song as an imperfect, protean, untameable art form.
Three wise men, guided by a star, search for the new-born Christ.
Confronting the country's darkest hour and looking for answers.
The origins of haggis are as mysterious as the Loch Ness Monster.