Radicals and revolutionaries found inspiration in the study of Greece and Rome.
Historians often envisage a gulf between family history and other engagements with the past, but they can easily overlap.
Restoring women to history presents challenges – and some opposition.
We like historical films to be factually accurate, but we also like them to reflect our sensibilities.
How does the reader decide if a history book is worth their time?
Blessed with beauty and wealth, California fails to come to terms with its past.
How will modern women respond to the realities of a 16th-century life?
The propagation of humanity has been a bloody struggle for women.
Time in the early modern world lacked precision, but it did have humanity.
Sexual exploitation by powerful men has a long history. Will it ever end?