Posted: 2020-01-22 08:52:00
Removing That Little KnotSarah Wise A Victorian doctor offering to cure female ‘lunacy’ came under fire for his scandalous new operation: female genital mutilation.
Posted: 2020-01-21 11:29:00
1933: Death of a DemocracyFrank McDonough On 1 January 1933, Germany was a democracy with a range of political parties. By the end of the year its parliament was a rubber stamp for Adolf Hitler’s will.
Posted: 2020-01-15 08:04:00
On the Spot: Sophie HayHistory Today ‘If I was let loose in the archives of the Archaeological Museum in Naples I might never emerge.’
Posted: 2020-01-14 08:11:00
Don’t Dismiss DamselsEleanor Parker It is a pity when specialist historians condescend to an enthusiastic public.
Posted: 2020-01-13 08:11:00
Jesus the Medieval FeministCharlotte Riley Medieval women’s bodies were a battleground: they were either irretrievably sinful, or they were Christ-like.