Woolf's writing about illness defied the establishment's post-war story of national strength.
What might the past offer us at this moment, and how will future generations reflect on this year? How will this present become the future’s past?
The story of the Scottish diaspora has been well told in print. Now a new audio book brings emigrant stories to life in their own words.
Hemingway’s response to death and disease was very different from the parody that circulated earlier this year.
When the honour of Australia’s revered soldiers is questioned, so, too, is the national self-image. But war is an ugly business, and we pay a price for tethering it so tightly to our identity.
It will always be too early, depending on who you ask, so put up your decorations whenever you want if it makes you happy.
A new book looks at the physical and psychological impact of the Great War on soldiers as the experience left them changed, broken and often traumatised.
After Canadian painter Mary Riter Hamilton was rejected for service as a war artist because she was a woman, she trekked battlefields to create more than 320 works that recall the missing soldiers.
British poet Wilfred Owen told readers there is no peace for the dying soldier until we fight against the lie that it is sweet and proper to die for one's country.
the International Financial Conference in Brussels in 1920 hoped to reset the global economic order after a disastrous world war and pandemic. It hold lessons for leaders today.
There are 45 million Americans of German ancestry. They gave Donald Trump his winning margin in 2016. Will they do it again?
In the 1910, the ready-made blouse market was booming and Leicester's knit giants tried their hand at manufacturing easy to launder, practical blouses.
From 'islands of pain' to the 'peril of exposure,' writers have captured the fear, emptiness and despair that characterize life during the current pandemic, writes a poet and English scholar.
Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.
In many national crises, black Americans have been essential workers – but serving in crucial roles has not resulted in economic equality.
PODCAST: The third part of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how the world recovered from major crises throughout history focuses on the recovery after 1918.
Food is essential to survival. It is also essential to identity. During times of national crisis like the coronavirus pandemic and in the historical landscape, food issues become prominent.
War movies are an enduring genre, making hundreds of millions at the box office. With Anzac Day approaching, we ask: does Hollywood go too far in obscuring the true horrors of battle?
This isn't the first time sports have been put on hold. But in the past, the reprieve was brief, and sports went on to act as a way to bring Americans together. This time's different.
The commitment we made to full employment after World War II ushered in decades of prosperity. The paths we chose after this war will be as important.