Britain has been a high inequality, high poverty nation for most of the last 200 years.
The medieval parish church was the meeting point of many different things, both sacred and secular.
Men who spent their working lives underground found a new world of freedom in racing birds.
William Chester Jordan’s study of one of medieval Europe’s great monastic rivalries suggests that social mobility may have been more common in the Middle Ages than historians previously thought.
The British government’s universal credit scheme seeks solutions to problems that have frustrated politicians for centuries.
King Minos and the Minotaur remain shrouded in mystery and mythology, yet evidence of a Bronze Age ‘Bull Cult’ at the Minoan palaces abounds. Were bulls merely for entertainment or did they have a deeper significance?
An uncanny ability to mould public desire made Edward Bernays one of the 20th century’s most influential – yet invisible – characters, the architect of modern mass manipulation.
In the Industrial Revolution, state intervention, protectionism and immigration were all adopted by successive governments to promote British manufacturing.
Dealing with debt in the Roman Empire.
History suggests that closer collaboration and rradical new thinking between the central state and Cooperativisim could yet yield positive results.