In the continuing series 'What is...history?' eight historians define political history - an area sometimes regarded as 'narrow', 'elitist' or simply 'dull',
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Frank McDonough looks at the old question of whether history is made by great individuals or impersonal forces.
It is among the most commercial as well as maligned fields of history. Four distinguished scholars consider its value – and its future.
A new form of antiquarianism? Celebrating experience at the expense of analysis? The sort of history Socialists write?
From Garotters to Peaky Blinders: is youth ‘not what it used to be’?
Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history.