The long and uncomfortable history of Ottoman rule in the Balkans poses questions about how that period is remembered in Bulgaria.
In 18th-century England, attitudes towards the supernatural could be an indicator of political leanings: Tory believer or Whig doubter?
Black History Month
Four distinguished scholars consider a historical question of enormous contemporary resonance.
Police brutality and stop-and-search are yet another legacy of Empire.
The son of a country whose history had been written by outsiders, Chinua Achebe recognised the need for African literature with a Nigerian voice.
Volume 71 Issue 11 November 2021
In the November issue:
Kings of the Pacific in an Age of Revolution, Pompeii, Paranormal Politics, Devadatta, the Quiet Death of Libraries, Parchman prison, Mills and Boon, Drunk Diplomats.
Plus: reviews, opinion, crossword and much more!