Not since the Middle Ages have the ancient traditions of fancy dress been so potent.
Volume 71 Issue 3 March 2021
Having achieved success in the Seven Years War, the following decade would be a chastening experience for Britain, culminating in the loss of its American colonies.
Electric cars seem to offer a solution to the problem of the internal combustion engine. But technological advances have other consequences.
Solitude was treated with suspicion in the Middle Ages. For most people it has only been a possibility in recent times.
An armed uprising by a handful of religious extremists in Restoration London led to serious consequences for British and, ultimately, world history.
Puccini’s opera revealed misunderstandings and stereotypes on both sides of the East-West divide.
The resort to law was an integral and regular part of everyday life in medieval Britain – and not just for men. Town court records offer glimpses into the lives of hundreds of ordinary women, through the lawsuits they were involved in.