BBC History Magazine
A year in the empire
Cleopatra v Rome
Writing LGBTQ history
Neanderthal in the mirror
A nation in numbers
Interview: Shrabani Basu on the unusual rural crime investigation that caught the attention of Arthur Conan Doyle
My history hero
Diary: What to watch and listen to this month
Michael Wood on the latest discoveries at Stonehenge
New history books reviewed
Hidden in plain sight?
14 APRIL 2003
How a game of ping-pong thawed US-Sino relations
The spirit of defiance
A deadly trade
The American way?
The rise and fall of Egypt’s last pharaoh
David Lloyd George
THE MAN WITH THE MIDAS TOUCH
A NEGLECTED LEGACY
The striking decline of labour disputes
What’s in a name?
The ins and outs of migration
The rise of the older parent
Why do the English call the French “frogs”?
How did people in hiding communicate with confidants before modern means of communication?
What are the origins of the caesarean section?
Loaf and master
Kick up the backside
WHO WERE THE NEANDERTHALS?
Anna Malaika Tubbs on the mothers of civil rights leaders
Andrea Pitzer on a story of Arctic survival
Aidan Dodson on Egypt’s sun queen, Nefertiti
The Mirror and the Palette
We asked our Twitter followers which history books captured their childhood imaginations…
The Handshake: A Gripping History
A global legacy
In search of safety
Notre-Dame: The Soul of France
The Movement: The African American Struggle for Civil Rights
The Pioneering Life of Mary Wortley Montagu: Scientist and Feminist
A Fine Madness
The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey
A Time for Swords
The Secret Life of the Modern House
The birth of Bangladesh
“Images featuring an idealised sense of beauty pervaded every aspect of Georgian society”
All fired up
Poached eggs in moonshine
A monster in exile?
Solution to our February 2021 crossword
A history of debutantes and the social season
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