The Sharp siblings show the power of family to help and support each other towards greatness.
Volume 70 Issue 8 August 2020
Snobs, bores and triumphs at the Royal Society of Arts.
For centuries, one grossly distorted woodcut defined the ideal of a rare beast.
Eight historians share the books they’ve enjoyed this year and reveal what’s on their ‘to-read’ pile.
The presence of Covid-19 is a reminder of our new proximity to the fragilities and perils of the past.
Politics, propaganda and censorship during the Civil Wars.
The conflict that broke out between France and an ambitious new German state 150 years ago can lay claim to be the first modern war.
In the ancient world, statues were not symbols of virtue and could take revenge on those who attacked them.
The French tradition of the royal mistress gave new opportunities for women at the court of Charles II.
The concept of terra nullius has long been at the heart of explanations of why the British did not treat with Aboriginal people following Cook’s arrival in Australia. But should it be?