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In late 1945, a small self-styled fascist church established itself in southern England, where its members worshipped Adolf Hitler.
A selection of our favourite articles from the past year.
Rich enough to appeal to lords and dukes, the success of panettone is down to its festive, egalitarian simplicity
A professionally organised covert industry satisfied the public’s demand for illicit books in the years before the French Revolution.
In the first of a new series, we ask historians one of the burning questions of the day.
Relations between Iran and Britain have often been strained. Yet the relationship is an old one, marked by mutual admiration.
In the 17th and 18th centuries, patients were encouraged to snuff, snort and sneeze their way out of a whole range of ailments and illnesses.
Is it possible for dissidents to bring peaceful change to repressive regimes?
Turning chaotic havens of ‘sloth and debauchery’ into systemised institutions of ‘pain and terror’, Victorian ‘model’ prisons were anything but.
The staff of History Today pick their favourite articles of the past year.
Norwich prospered in the 16th century, thanks to an influx of immigrants, who arrived fleeing persecution.
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