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Erasing women writers in the name of uplifting them.
With big costumes and bigger audiences, pageants were the pastime of choice in the early 20th century.
Christiaan Huygens has been long overshadowed by Isaac Newton. But he is the better example of a modern scientist.
The Roman poet Ovid remains our contemporary despite a gap of two millennia.
What does a late 19th century fashionable London house name have in common with a medieval open-field system?
History is often advanced by chance encounters, a rare luxury in our current condition.
Ashburnham House, which held a manuscript collection gifted to the nation in 1701, went up in flames on 23 October 1731.
Africa’s continuing dependence on external credit is no accident. Today, it cripples the continent’s economy. From the 16th century, it funded the Atlantic slave trade.
How a 1940 antisemitic propaganda weapon was turned against Israel.
Despite her valiant efforts on their behalf, Margaret of Anjou would lose both her husband and her son in the dynastic tragedy of the Wars of the Roses.