The sacking of a young worker on 20 August 1976 escalated into a defining industrial conflict of the late 1970s.
Volume 72 Issue 8 August 2022
History of the Adriatic: A Sea and its Civilization by Egidio Ivetic explores the Mediterranean within the Mediterranean as a single historical space.
The théâtrophone premiered in Paris, at the International Exposition of Electricity, on 11 August 1881.
Puerto Rico’s future might be statehood, independence or more of the status quo, but change is unlikely to be won through voting alone.
Imperial maps of the Baltic provinces continue to shape how Russia views them today.
The question of reconstruction was a thorny issue in postwar Germany, where celebrations of the ‘glorious’ past took on a different hue.
‘Looking at my native country from outside opened completely new ways of thinking.’
Muhammad, the World-Changer: An Intimate Portrait by Mohamad Jebara is a balanced rendering of the Prophet Muhammad’s life.
Divining disaster at Aberfan and beyond, in subjects from nocebos to lost cosmonauts.
Swear words are a constant, but their ability to cause offence is in flux. In the 1600s, today's obscenities were mundane.