Friday Sep 6th, 2013

The Reign of Terror

Two hundred and twenty years ago this week, 5 September 1793, saw the official beginning of the Terror in the French Revolution. Ever since that time, it is very largely what the French Revolution has been remembered for. When people think about it, they picture the guillotine in the middle of Paris, surrounded by baying mobs, ruthlessly chopping off the heads of the king, the queen, and innumerable… read more »

Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

The month that changed the world: Friday, 31 July 1914

‘Mobilization means war’
Wednesday Jul 30th, 2014

The month that changed the world: Thursday, 30 July 1914

Surely a peaceful resolution was at hand?
Monday Jul 28th, 2014

The month that changed the world: Tuesday, 28 July 1914

Part 11 of Gordon Martel’s series
Sunday
Jul 27th, 2014

Are schools teaching British values?

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Saturday
Jul 26th, 2014

The month that changed the world: Sunday, 26 July 1914

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