Ridley Scott’s film is not intended to paint a romanticised image of Napoleon, but rather immerse the viewer in the dilemmas and complexities of power.
Ginger, a staple spice in this Christmas confection, may help reduce the risk of colds and help with digestion.
Napoleon has unleashed a torrent of objections to the film’s historical errors. More important for historians should be whether creative works pass the test of authenticity.
The series addresses the role of samurai, what life was like for women and people of mixed heritage, and violence in Edo-period Japan, with varying degrees of accuracy.
The exhibition celebrates and interrogates the cultural afterlives of Victorian Britain.
The Rebecca riots saw Welsh farmers disguised as women destroy tollgates as a way of challenging what they believed was an oppressive taxation system.
Hybrid flowers became a metaphor for sterility at the end of the 19th century.
10,000 children, from mostly Jewish families, were saved from the Nazis by the Kindertransport visa-waiver scheme, which started in 1938.
The sheer quantity of data these processes will make available has significant ramifications for scholarship.
Old and new money come into conflict in this American ‘prequel’ to Downton Abbey.
Hundreds of Australians wrote to Jackie Kennedy after her husband was killed. The letters paint a revealing portrait of who we were and who we wanted to be.
Rather than have students memorize names and dates, this history curriculum invites students to grapple with real-life issues faced by people from the past.
Frontier violence was widespread across colonial Queensland and has real life implications for contemporary Australia.
Men in the 1700s penned vehement letters about the way women dressed, slut-shaming them as “cork-rumped devils”.
Like many other institutions, Scouts is caught in an awkward gap between tradition and modernity, as society grapples with colonial figures who were heroes to some, but not others.
The group of climate activists are drawing on a history of public action to show that what they are doing is not new at all
Davis practised microhistory – analysing an incident, life or location as a way into writing about wider society
Writers at the time were much more concerned with the fire’s destructive power than describing how it started in any detail.
Food was tied into multiple Halloween traditions that had love trouble at their core.
Life on Our Planet has some important messages about the nature of evolution, and what the future may hold for us.