The English Marriage
Francis Phillips | 16 March 2010 |
A spirited gallop through several hundred years of love, money and adultery.
Let’s have done with the ‘Dark Ages’
Joanna Bogle | 29 September 2009 |
tags: Britain, Christianity, history
The glint of gold in some long buried treasure is shedding new light on the culture of ancient Britain.
What is civilization?
Francis Phillips | 24 August 2009 |
tags: culture, history, philosophy, sociology
Everyone is in favour of civilization, but exactly what is it? A British intellectual has taken up the challenge of defining a very slippery concept.
The Wizard of the Nile
Martyn Drakard | 18 June 2008 |
Almost forgotten in the West is a ghastly war in northern Uganda in which thousands have been murdered, raped and enslaved.
Queen of Fashion
Francis Phillips | 29 April 2007 |
Was the doomed Marie Antoinette merely a frivolous aristocrat addicted to bizarre 18th century frippery? Or did she have a deeper side?