Four historians consider the extraordinary longevity of a popular English festival.
Volume 71 Issue 11 November 2021
The women’s army, regarded as superior to its male counterpart, last saw action at Cana on 4 November 1892.
What can rock art of the desert tell us about life and death 10,000 years ago?
Every history book, even when it is dispatched to the printers, is a work in progress, ready to be revised.
Is Caucasian history more byzantine than Europe’s?
An account of laughter as a force for societal good.
America’s longstanding passion for the great outdoors.
In a divided country, painful memories of the Ottoman era are something that Bulgarians can agree on.
A polarising poltergeist sowed division in 18th-century England.
One of Buddhism’s most reviled villains was crucified in the Buddhist underworld. When French Christians arrived in Siam in the 17th century, venerating images of Christ on the cross, dialogue between the two religions reached an impasse.