The last islanders living on the small archipelago of St Kilda were evacuated on 29 August 1930.
Volume 70 Issue 8 August 2020
A commentary on the plight of the artist, wrapped in a dramatic tale of rivalry between god and mortal.
How the Black Sea shaped the ancient Mediterranean world.
Ahilyabai Holkar, queen of the Malwa kingdom, died on 13 August 1795.
Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
The problem with community policing.
Views of the afterlife in early Christianity.
The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.
Women, non-importation agreements and spinning bees in the American Revolution.
The sinister reach of East Germany’s Ministry for State Security did not end in 1989. According to the British press, the Stasi is still with us.