For most of us, cocaine brings to mind the image of drug-fueled discos or wealthy Wall Street stockbrokers, feeding an insatiable habit. However, the history
Rich and powerful people are prone to buying properties in the world’s most attractive places, whether that be the south of France, London or the
Body parts and the strangeness of the human anatomy have fascinated people for centuries. And they have been displayed and collected for some time. Here,
Joseph Conrad’s book Heart of Darkness, set in the Belgian Congo, illustrates some of the worst abuses of colonialism. It is important to remember that
Jane Boleyn, the wife of George Boleyn and sister-in-law to Anne Boleyn, is often portrayed as a wicked and jealous woman who was instrumental in
In this article, Helen Saker-Parsons considers the enduring legacy of Giuseppe Garibaldi, one of the founders of modern-day Italy. In his own lifetime he led
In this article, Myra King follows up on her article about the Divine Right of Kings, by telling us about religious conflict in Henry VIII’s
In this relatively light-hearted article, Adrian Burrows tells us about a new World War I military invention that never took off – Body Armor.