The city’s ‘one country, two systems’ policy was boldly pragmatic, but it was not the first time such an idea has been tried.
Volume 72 Issue 7 July 2022
What are the origins of Hungary’s obsession with Turanism?
On the 60th anniversary of its end, Algerian memory of the War of Independence remains a thorny issue.
The Water-Babies was a fairytale that straddled religion and science, railing against logical rationality in the face of nature’s mysteries.
The advent of telecommunications gave rise to a new literary genre through which female telegraphers and writers found social freedoms.
Historians often take creative liberties when setting the scene, but at what point does it become misleading?
Uncovering the stories of the enslaved men and women who fought off the Dutch and their European allies in 1763.
Anatomical pop-up books, introduced in the 16th century, took anatomy out of the lecture hall and into the home.
Spreading east in the 11th century, the Normans soon became a feared part of the Byzantine army, but a mercenary’s loyalty is always to his paymaster, as the empire would soon discover.
Before the secret ballot, voting in Britain was a theatrical, violent and public affair. The Act that made democracy private turns 150 this year.