In Der Tat

‘Real world’ German responses to postwar genocide.

Banking On It

‘A day in the life’ of the 18th-century Bank of England.

Springtime for Europe

In January 1848, in the Sicilian city of Palermo, the streets began to fill with crowds. From here, revolutionary sparks flew to almost all of Europe’s cities.

Human Rites

A Whiggish history of humanism from the Renaissance to the present.

Average Queens

Not every Renaissance queen was remarkable, but that does not make them insignificant. 

Tick Tock

On the difficulty of keeping time with the people of the past.

Boudica Lite

A search for Boudica finds its author, but not the Queen of the Iceni.