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Three lives from Britain’s 18th-century global empire speak of collaboration, resistance and ambivalence.
Science and superstition collided when an apocalypse was predicted to strike the United States in December 1919.
The Plague was not just a medieval illness.
The most maligned of creatures, since ancient times, wolves have played a central role in mythology.
Carving our names on great monuments is a millennia-old tradition, but why do we do it?
Were you paying attention in 2019?
Crime and punishment, theatre, sex, war, and empire.
The nuclear physicist who revealed secrets to the Soviets.
Going beyond the clichés to reveal Marie-Antoinette as a political operator with real influence.
A history from the earliest humans to those occupying ‘the bed of the future’.