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August Quiz


History Today

What was Roman Fever? When was the Black Panther party founded?
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What is History?


History Today

Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
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Broken Windows


Sam Collings-Wells

The problem with community policing.

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Which way are you going?


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Views of the afterlife in early Christianity.

Which way are you going?

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Of Hair and Ale


Paul Lay

The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.
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Revolutionary Domesticity


Marta Olmos

Women, non-importation agreements and spinning bees in the American Revolution.

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Who’s Afraid of the Stasi?


Richard Millington

The sinister reach of East Germany’s Ministry for State Security did not end in 1989. According to the British press, the Stasi is still with us.
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The Sweet Sound of Success


Hester Grant

The Sharp siblings show the power of family to help and support each other towards greatness.

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Sink or Swim


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Snobs, bores and triumphs at the Royal Society of Arts.

Sink or Swim

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Dürer’s Enduring Rhino


Alexander Lee

For centuries, one grossly distorted woodcut defined the ideal of a rare beast.
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Summer Reading List


History Today

Eight historians share the books they’ve enjoyed this year and reveal what’s on their ‘to-read’ pile. 
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One Election Too Many


Mathew Lyons

The Representation of the People Act, which received royal assent on 30 July 1948, abolished university constituencies.
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Memento Mori


Suzannah Lipscomb

The presence of Covid-19 is a reminder of our new proximity to the fragilities and perils of the past.
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A War of Words


Bethany Marsh

Politics, propaganda and censorship during the Civil Wars. 
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Death and Sacrifice in the Franco-Prussian War


Karine Varley

The conflict that broke out between France and an ambitious new German state 150 years ago can lay claim to be the first modern war.
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Fallen Idols


Christopher Dickenson

In the ancient world, statues were not symbols of virtue and could take revenge on those who attacked them.

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Leading Ladies


Annalisa Nicholson

The French tradition of the royal mistress gave new opportunities for women at the court of Charles II.
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Captain Cook’s Contested Claim


Bain Attwood

The concept of terra nullius has long been at the heart of explanations of why the British did not treat with Aboriginal people following Cook’s arrival in Australia. But should it be?
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A Few Bad Apples


Sarah Wise

Brutality, corruption and abuses of power in the Metropolitan Police at the turn of the 20th century led to an inquiry – but no reform.
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Obituary: Justin Champion


Michael Braddick

Justin Champion, Professor of the History of Ideas at Royal Holloway University of London, died peacefully on 10 June, aged 59.
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A Man at War


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William T. Sherman’s reputation precedes him.

A Man at War

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Life in the Time of Plague


Simon Lambe

The long-awaited christening of Prince Edward was tempered by the plague.

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Class Dismissed


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Entering the ivory tower to investigate the ‘class’ in ‘Classics’.

Class Dismissed

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Foreign Stones


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The European sculptors behind England’s church memorials.

Foreign Stones

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On the Spot: David Carpenter


History Today

‘Looking at medieval history through the prism of Max Weber is challenging.’
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Isle of Dogs


Alexander Lee

No canine character has played a more crucial role in literature than Bendicò in Lampedusa’s The Leopard.
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A Modern Martyr


Daniel Rey

The quiet resistance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

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Sweet Dreams


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Utopian ideas from an era that looked to the future with optimism.

Sweet Dreams

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The Rules of Drinking


Michael Fontaine

The long history of drinking games – and how to win them.

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July Quiz


History Today

Who was the first and only prime minister to be assassinated? How many people were in the Council of Ten?
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Pandemics: Now and Then


Kyle Harper

As human populations expand and their exploitation of the globe increases, so does their vulnerability to certain diseases.
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The Liberator’s Saviour is ‘Buried’


Mathew Lyons

154 years after her death, Manuela Sáenz was given a state burial on 5 July 2010.
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The Flood


History Today

Human suffering is at the heart of Michelangelo’s masterpiece.
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The Cost of Cleanliness


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A history of the clean body is also a history of societal expectation, technological innovation, class, privacy and spare time.

The Cost of Cleanliness

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Earthly Delights


Paul Lay

The English came late to gardening, but they have more than made up for it.
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Worlds Little and Large


Eleanor Parker

Will the pandemic see a boom in local history, or will it spur a desire for global perspectives? Perhaps both.
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Who is History’s Worst Political Adviser?


History Today

Four historians consider the harm caused by those who should have helped their political masters.
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The Colonels’ Failed PR Coup


Ioannis D. Stefanidis

A British public relations company in cahoots with sympathetic MPs was unable to whitewash the military regime that seized power in Greece in 1967.
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The Field of Cloth of Gold: A Duel in Jewels


Timothy Schroder

When Henry VIII and Francis I met 12 years after the Field of Cloth of Gold – with Henry accompanied by Anne Boleyn – both sought to outdo one another with exquisite items of display.
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The King After Carta


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The complex reign of Henry III, the fourth longest in English history.

The King After Carta

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