From Ohio’s farmlands to Pennsylvania’s coalfields: how Welsh is America?
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, had aimed to bring new life to a system in which he believed until the last.
Revolutionary France, lights out in the Ottoman Empire, gross obscenity, Napoleon’s gardens and the humble index: ten historians reflect on a year of reading.
The gruelling voting, the arduous politicking and the practical side of the 1559 papal conclave.
Reinterpreting George III’s reputation.
A history of the Special Boat Service, founded in the dark days of July 1940.
A childhood world of fallen heroes and shattered certainties experienced during the fall of communism in Albania.
Is Caucasian history more byzantine than Europe’s?
An account of laughter as a force for societal good.
America’s longstanding passion for the great outdoors.