History Today

The Price of Life

Africa’s continuing dependence on external credit is no accident. Today, it cripples the continent’s economy. From the 16th century, it funded the Atlantic slave trade. 

The Rock of the English Kingdom

Despite her valiant efforts on their behalf, Margaret of Anjou would lose both her husband and her son in the dynastic tragedy of the Wars of the Roses. 

Distortions and Omissions

Chinese history is dominated by a nationalist interpretation that owes much to British ideas of the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Poking Fun

An archive of handmade erotic objects made over two centuries of American history tells a story of hidden desire that has often been overlooked.

Body and Mind

Are we adequately prepared for the toll this pandemic will take on mental health? 

Taking Note

Good references are invaluable, not just to give credit, but to build a map of the paths taken for research.