Volume 69 Issue 5 May 2019

Our Friend, the Fraud

The life of Robert Parkin Peters: clergyman, would-be academic and one of the most brazen fraudsters of the 20th century.

Us and Them

Can Welsh history be separated from British history, or are they too intertwined?

On the Spot: Emma Smith

‘We can’t see our own blindspots, so, as we anatomise those of our predecessors, we perpetuate our own.’

Cohn the Canary

The work of the historian Norman Cohn has taken on a new resonance. We should heed his warnings.

Speaking her Mind

Lal Ded was a pioneer of Kashmiri poetry, who raised the consciousness of the common people and challenged ideas of caste, religion and gender.