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Marching through the Atacama during the War of the Pacific, one Chilean general opined that his troops had fought ‘more against the desert than against men’.
Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
The problem with community policing.
Women, non-importation agreements and spinning bees in the American Revolution.
A commentary on the plight of the artist, wrapped in a dramatic tale of rivalry between god and mortal.
How the Black Sea shaped the ancient Mediterranean world.
Ahilyabai Holkar, queen of the Malwa kingdom, died on 13 August 1795.
What was Roman Fever? When was the Black Panther party founded?
Views of the afterlife in early Christianity.
The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.
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