Holbein’s creative life during three decades of extraordinary political, religious and intellectual turbulence.
How the Black Sea shaped the ancient Mediterranean world.
Views of the afterlife in early Christianity.
Snobs, bores and triumphs at the Royal Society of Arts.
Eight historians share the books they’ve enjoyed this year and reveal what’s on their ‘to-read’ pile.
William T. Sherman’s reputation precedes him.
Entering the ivory tower to investigate the ‘class’ in ‘Classics’.
The European sculptors behind England’s church memorials.
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.