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It is the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. How have the events of that day been remembered?
Napoleon’s birthday fell on 15 August. How better to celebrate than by creating a new saint?
Commemoration remembers the dead, but also promotes future democratic change.
The author’s trips to Cuba had an impact on more than just literature.
An analytical view of the traumatic Partition offers fresh perspectives on the devastating human cost.
Napoleon’s birthday fell on 15 August. How better to celebrate than by creating a new saint – one ‘Neopolus’ – and using the theatre to emphasise his links to historical kings and emperors?
1964 was the first time Indians were mentioned in a State of the Union address, not as belligerent enemies or a 'problem'.
Commemoration of Peterloo remembers the dead, but also promotes future democratic change.
The Polish volunteer who infiltrated Auschwitz.
A time when anyone who was anyone spent weeks at a time on the Riviera.
Ancient Egypt’s bureaucratic society depended on an army of scribes. To get ahead, you had to be able to write – but that didn’t necessarily mean mastering hieroglyphs.
Radicals and revolutionaries found inspiration in the study of Greece and Rome.
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