‘History unfolds in discernible but unpredictable patterns.’
Volume 70 Issue 12 December 2020
The Aliens Act of 1905 was the culmination of decades of anxiety about migrants – some of whom attempted to reach Britain by clandestine means.
Anna Komnene, author of Alexiad, was born on 1 December 1083.
Edward the Confessor, a model of medieval piety, was a surprisingly effective ruler.
A walk through the City of London provides chance encounters with its deep history.
Will historians see 2020 as the peak of a global crisis – or will the world continue on its perilous course?
An intriguing glimpse into the complex politics of the late 19th century Balkans.
The scandalous breakdown of the marriage between Caroline of Brunswick and George IV played out against a background of political agitation and economic distress.
A celebrated novelist and tireless social reformer, Mary Ward has been all but forgotten because of her support for the anti-suffrage movement.
Demonology is a long-established if little known political tradition in the United States.