history


Sins and sophistries in the history of the Crusades

Michael Kirke | 14 February 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Crusades, history


A century ago, progressives were the ones shouting ‘fake news’

Matthew Jordan | 2 Feb 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Donald Trump, fake news, history, media


Destroying monuments is destroying our history 

Denyse O'Leary | 14 December 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, history, iconoclasm, statue controversy, USA


Memo to Australia: the right to bear arms goes back to the Magna Carta

John Robson | 28 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, civil war, gun control, history, insurrection, right to bear arms


Why Russia thinks it’s exceptional

Gregory Carleton | 19 October 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, Russia


Who were the Vikings?

Clare Downham | 29 September 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, middle ages, vikings


What to do with Confederate statues?

James Glaser | 23 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Confederacy, history, monuments, Russia


Total eclipse, partial failure: Scientific expeditions don’t always go as planned

Barbara Ryden | 18 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: astronomy, history, total eclipse


Dunkirk: tell your children and your children’s children

John Robson | 03 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Dunkirk, history


The radicalism of reading

Eileen L. Wittig | 19 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, literacy


Churchill: Downton does D-Day

Sam Edwards | 14 July 2017 | POPCORN |  
tags: history, winston churchill, world war ii


Once upon a time: a brief history of children’s literature

Stephanie Tarbin , Joanne McEwan and Susan Broomhall | 05 April 2017 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: history


Putin, memory wars and the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution

Mark Edele | 10 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, Russian Revolution, Vladimir Putin
Politically, the Revolution can neither be fully embraced nor fully disowned.


Remembering the US soldiers who refused orders to murder Native Americans

Billy J. Stratton | 13 December 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, Native Americans, USA
In 1864, 200 Arapaho and Cheyenne people were massacred in Colorado. But two brave captains refused to obey orders


A Medieval Somme: a forgotten battle that was the bloodiest fought on British soil

James Clark | 15 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Battle of the Somme, battles, history, Wars of the Roses
Thousands upon thousands died in fiercest battle of the Wars of the Roses


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