The first successful unaided swim of the English Channel began on 24 August 1875.
Volume 69 Issue 8 August 2019
1964 was the first time Indians were mentioned in a State of the Union address, not as belligerent enemies or a 'problem'.
Commemoration of Peterloo remembers the dead, but also promotes future democratic change.
The author’s trips to Cuba had an impact on more than just literature.
The Polish volunteer who infiltrated Auschwitz.
A time when anyone who was anyone spent weeks at a time on the Riviera.
Radicals and revolutionaries found inspiration in the study of Greece and Rome.
A personal interpretation of France under two occupations, reissued as a Modern Classic.
A Classical myth of enduring love that has inspired artists, writers and composers for centuries.
A new book is a paean to American capitalism.