Historical

Kathryn Hughes feels that most modern biographies lack an essential ingredient, which is life itself, particularly in its most basic form – the...

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Fri, Sep 08, 2017
Source: History Today

In recent decades, much of the scholarship on the history of crime has focused on the causes célèbres that gripped Europe and the US in...

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Fri, Sep 08, 2017
Source: History Today
From the Editor: Counter Culture

By Paul Lay

History is at odds with our desire for simple certainties. Can its cultivation of complexity create a better future? It is regrettable that many of the things that have given me greatest pleasure in life – test match cricket, classical music, Italy – appear to be in long-term decline. There is the off chance, as the [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Source: History Today Articles

Despite popular misconceptions and its aristocratic origins, for part of its history opera was inextricably linked with popular culture – no more so than in the 1920s.

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Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Source: History Today Articles

Well, I have exciting news to share with you all. I began my new job on June 5 with the North Dakota State Archives, with my title being Reference Specialist. I am overjoyed at the chance to work again in archives, as it allows me to use my skills in a more intimate way to help people in their research. Much of what I will do consists of handling questions from researchers about our [...]

Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Civil War History


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