Mare Nostrum?

A Mediterranean within the Mediterranean? Exploring the Adriatic as a single historical space.

Bad Dreams

Divining disaster at Aberfan and beyond, in subjects from nocebos to lost cosmonauts.

The USSR in Afghanistan

The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and its effect on the international politics of the late Cold War era.

Object Lesson

The personal testimonies of conscientious objectors do not provide easy answers.

We are Family

From alliances, to open warfare; from tense meetings on bridges, to collective mourning at family funerals: French and English royalty were united by marriage and divided by war.

Return of the Marcos

A history of the Philippines’ 7,000 islands from the pre-colonial era to the present day.