Facing the Wasps’ Nest: the Anglo-Afghan War of 1919 Heather Campbell Against the odds, the Third Anglo-Afghan War led to Afghanistan’s independence.
When the Romans met the Christians Daisy Dunn What was it like for a Roman to encounter a Christian for the first time? As the Empire reached its greatest extent, Pliny the Younger found himself face-to-face with members of the new
World Wide Weber Jesse Norman ‘Politics as a Vocation’, a speech made 100 years ago by the German sociologist Max Weber, can lay claim to being one of the most influential political statements of the 20th century. Amid global crisis
Author: Summary: The voices of forgotten women in Reformation France. Stifled Screams
For Argument’s Sake Eleanor Parker After 800 years, a playful medieval poem still offers lessons in how not to debate.
The Wild Hunt of Odin History Today A chaotic, menacing assembly of gods and trolls and restless souls.
Us and Them Martin Johnes Can Welsh history be separated from British history, or are they too intertwined?
On the Spot: Emma Smith History Today ‘We can’t see our own blindspots, so, as we anatomise those of our predecessors, we perpetuate our own.’
Author: Summary: An account of how belief became opinion. I'm A Believer
Antoine Lavoisier Guillotined Justin & Stephanie Pollard Found guilty of fraud, the French chemist was executed on 8 May 1794.
Cohn the Canary Paul Lay The work of the historian Norman Cohn has taken on a new resonance. We should heed his warnings.
Speaking her Mind Neepa Sarkar Lal Ded was a pioneer of Kashmiri poetry, who raised the consciousness of the common people and challenged ideas of caste, religion and gender.
Author: Summary: The real lives of five women who found fame only in the manner of their deaths: murdered by the man we have come to know as ‘Jack the Ripper’. Life after Death?
The Two Prices of Soy Christine M. Du Bois Who cares whether China stops buying soy from the United States? History suggests we all should.
Travels Through Time #10 – Jonathan Phillips, 1187 History Today Travel to one of the bloodiest years of the crusading era. Saladin recaptures Jerusalem, winning fame and admiration in both the West and the Islamic world.
Jerk, an Authentic Taste of Jamaican Liberty Alexander Lee Travelling the world with the diaspora, jerk is an artefact of Jamaica’s troubled colonial history and a powerful testament to the island’s centuries-long quest for freedom.
Fears of a Fourth Reich Gavriel D. Rosenfeld Many people have been accused of trying to establish a Fourth Reich, but what was it?
Is empathy an aid or a hindrance to historians?History TodayLeading historians discuss one of the burning questions of the day.