During the only major performance she gave in her home country, Gilberto was booed.
A paper trail, both typed and handwritten, documents Cummings’ dogged efforts to secure accommodations and resources for the Windrushers on a time crunch.
Only in the past few years have the stories and experiences of trans people in Nazi Germany come to light.
Death was always a possibility, but gladiator combat was controlled by referees.
Drag is an ever-evolving art form, which has emerged from underground clubs to the spotlight.
Judges called it a profound novel that asks the contemporary question: what happens to us when our memories disappear?
The martini cocktail has existed in a number of guises throughout its ice cold, crisp life – including many questionable modern variations.
Catherine II, holds a significant place in Russian history. The Great doesn’t pretend to adhere closely to the historical record.
We need deep-time African urban history and theories to make sense of contemporary urban life and anticipate its future possibilities in African terms.
Obaro Ikime, Nigerian academic and historian, died on 25 April 2023. He was 86.
Whalebone is the colloquial English term for a material known as baleen. Baleen is not bone.
Ancient rituals and games possess characteristics like repetition, structure and the use of symbolic objects that aid students in understanding the world.
There is also a long history of using paedophilia and ideas about child grooming in homophobic and transphobic ways to oppose the recognition of the civil rights of LGBTIQA people.
There have been numerous efforts to limit students’ access to books and curricula about certain historical and societal topics. But history itself shows democracy suffers when people are uninformed.
The story some histories tell about the 1840 agreement between Māori and the British Crown may be popular and even comforting. But they are also incomplete – and even unhelpful.
A historian of education policy says the dramatic drop in history test scores among the nation’s eighth graders was a predictable result.
There are many areas in the show where historical fact is sacrificed on the altar of artistic license, but glimmers of the real Queen Charlotte shine through.
There may have been a main god or goddess at many temple sites, but there was a clear tendency to worship a range of deities.
The modern soundtrack and dialogue feels far more anachronistic and intrusive than the diverse casting.
The coronation oath speaks to the entire nation, but also broadcasts a global message of what the United Kingdom stands for.