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Utopian ideas from an era that looked to the future with optimism.
A history of the clean body is also a history of societal expectation, technological innovation, class, privacy and spare time.
The complex reign of Henry III, the fourth longest in English history.
Exploring Paris, city of horses.
The cultural politics of papal Rome.
Tracing Karl Marx’s Jewish ancestry.
A richly textured portrait of the living standards of women and children in Victorian Britain.
Discovering Machiavelli’s talent for losing.
How presidential images show us that in politics, as in entertainment, appearances matter.
History at the boundaries of gender.