As human populations expand and their exploitation of the globe increases, so does their vulnerability to certain diseases.
Volume 70 Issue 7 July 2020
154 years after her death, Manuela Sáenz was given a state burial on 5 July 2010.
Human suffering is at the heart of Michelangelo’s masterpiece.
A history of the clean body is also a history of societal expectation, technological innovation, class, privacy and spare time.
The English came late to gardening, but they have more than made up for it.
Will the pandemic see a boom in local history, or will it spur a desire for global perspectives? Perhaps both.
Four historians consider the harm caused by those who should have helped their political masters.
A British public relations company in cahoots with sympathetic MPs was unable to whitewash the military regime that seized power in Greece in 1967.
When Henry VIII and Francis I met 12 years after the Field of Cloth of Gold – with Henry accompanied by Anne Boleyn – both sought to outdo one another with exquisite items of display.
The complex reign of Henry III, the fourth longest in English history.