Travelling through time with Christine de Pizan.
Volume 72 Issue 3 March 2022
Early modern parish libraries, frequently established for the benefit of the general public, were often deliberately inaccessible.
The introduction of chocolate to the Catholic world caused a dilemma: could it be eaten? Should it be given up for Lent?
The railway revolutionised Victorian Britain, but were its trains on the right track? It was difficult to gauge.
How did those living in an age of enlightenment see themselves?
A blend of fatalism and hope in 20th century Wales.
Announced on 12 March 1947 with the intention of containing Soviet expansion, the Truman Doctrine is sometimes seen as the first declaration of the Cold War. Four experts ask whether the conflict’s legacy is a defining one.
Often cast as subversive and seditious, despite the interventions of monarchs and governments the guilds of the Middle Ages have endured.
The ‘emigration’ of thousands of poor London children in the 19th century was seen by its organisers as an act of Christian deliverance, but the experience of the young people sent to Canada tells a different story.
Returning to the communist ‘cage’ of a childhood in Albania.