More Heat and Light

The varied social, economic and institutional conditions that shaped science over more than two centuries.

Ghetto Girls

The Jewish women who played a vital role in the Polish resistance against the Nazis.

Disney Dreams

The alternative paths towards happiness and fulfilment in the postwar period.


The scorchingly honest assessments of the great and not-so-good that flowed from ‘Chips’ Channon’s poison pen.

The Lives of Napoleon

The erstwhile emperor continues to attract biographers and readers alike. Laura O’Brien assesses recent work on his life and legacy. 

Fiume for Fiumians

The multi-layered complexity of ‘Europe’s smallest successor state’ between 1918 and 1921.