Travelling through time with Christine de Pizan.
How did those living in an age of enlightenment see themselves?
A blend of fatalism and hope in 20th century Wales.
Returning to the communist ‘cage’ of a childhood in Albania.
Italy’s imperial record of murder and looting, fire and devastation in Ethiopia.
An extravagantly entertaining account of a medieval ‘theatre state’.
The spread of Hellenic ideas from Greece to the world.
Unmasking an audacious saintly fraud in early modern Naples.
Eyewitness reports of European wars and the febrile mood of nations as they tipped into conflict.
A fresh account of how Londoners responded to the impact of the Second World War.