"It was long ago, and it was far away, and it was so much better than it is today." ~ Meat Loaf
Our June issue is out now, with articles on Nigeria's forgotten civil war, the Mongol Empire, the Russian Revolution and much more.
The country may resemble a paradise, but it has been a troubled one.
The much vaunted 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States obscures another history of rivalry and suspicion between the two allies.
In 1560, Spain sought to establish control of the Mediterranean with a disastrous attempt to oust the Ottomans from North Africa.
The challenges faced by Edward Gibbon remain much the same for historians today.
An illustrated map of the US responding to Prohibition with puns.