With the longest coastline in England, serpent myths abound in Essex.
More is more in #cluttercore, the new interior trend championed by the young maximalists of TikTok.
Lesser-known gods are featured in the Marvel series, which has pleased experts and fans alike.
The US and the Soviet Union are both seen as responsible for the Cold War and presented as manipulating more vulnerable states.
The Victorians are to blame for our conservative ideas about how a pregnant body should look
‘Vlad the mad’ psychological analyses don’t help us understand Russia’s war. Historians gain insights by examining the enabling and determining factors behind why conflicts erupt.
For most Québec residents, there is broad consensus that French should be protected. But many of us believe that multilingualism need not threaten French.
A chance encounter in the National Library of Australia’s digital archive holds clues about an 1843 cookbook published in Parramatta.
The danger in these metaphors is they can subconsciously discourage reinterpretation, which can further contribute to sexist, racist and colonial influence in historical writing.
A political scientist speaks about the questions that have driven her research on disability rights and history.
Marie Antoinette has become a symbol of female profligacy made up of as much history as she is of modern film and art.
Marrying the husband of your deceased sister was legally considered incest, leaving women of all classes in ruinous circumstances.
As Western sanctions seek to isolate Russia, they also perversely reinforce the country’s mythic view of itself as a special place that outsiders want to destroy.
Not the bright and optimistic period that pop art at first glance would suggest, a lot of Warhol’s work is about death and destruction.
Religion has been a laughing matter since the middle ages.
The film based on Walter Lord’s 1955 account is much more accurate than James Cameron’s epic.
While Netflix’s Bridgerton is both incredibly romantic and erotic, the reality is it’s estimated 1in 5 people in the Regency period in London had syphilis and other STIs.
From editors looking to ‘expose the false art of life’ to others taking up the cause of the marginalised, writers went anonymous to share their uncomfortable truths.
A poet speaks to how his love of history has shaped his work.
Depicted as a restrictive and painful undergarment, the corset is often depicted as a symbol of women’s oppression in period dramas.