Peter Abelard, lover of Heloise, died on 21 April 1142.
Volume 71 Issue 4 April 2021
The Fiume Crisis: Life in the Wake of the Habsburg Empire by Dominique Kirchner Reill explores the complexity of ‘Europe’s smallest successor state’.
How the humble radio station organised resistance, inspired the masses and countered powerful settler propaganda.
It is among the most commercial as well as maligned fields of history. Four distinguished scholars consider its value – and its future.
A thief who had been dead for more than a century caused a moral panic in the theatres of Victorian London.
The tension between colonial government and the work of missionaries characterised British colonialism in Nigeria.
The radicalising dangers of reading and writing poetry.
A harrowing account of unhidden paedophilia.
The First World War threw widows and their brothers-in-law together, but their marriages were considered incestuous.
Men who spent their working lives underground found a new world of freedom in racing birds.