Two significant new publications push the parameters of how we engage with the most revered writer in the English language.
Volume 73 Issue 7 July 2023
Marketed as the taste of French summer, Orangina’s origins are complicated.
Westminster Abbey was the focus of the world during the recent coronation. How and why was it built?
Hong Kong in the 1950s had a nomadic floating population that needed to be counted in the census – but how?
J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, thought the Bureau’s mission was to defeat the godless forces of liberalism, feminism and civil rights.
From backbench MP and minor gentleman to Lord Protector and almost-king, a new edition provides the most complete and accurate version of Oliver Cromwell’s writings to date.
The Korean peninsula was a chessboard on which the fates of great powers were decided.
Christopher Hatton rose to great power as a favourite of Elizabeth I. Born in obscurity, why has he returned to it?
As the 19th century wore on, social reformers campaigned for charitable modernisation. Their target: England’s most useless foundations.
For citizens of Ancient Rome, the recurrence of brutal civil war was par for the course. For writers, it was an opportunity.