History

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Betty Wood obituary
Other lives: Historian of slavery, gender and religion in America

Ben Marsh

15, Oct, 2021 @7:17 PM

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TV tonight: Will.i.am shines a torch on the extent of historical British racism
The musician’s exploration of Black British history starts with slavery in Liverpool. Plus: Myleene: Miscarriage and Me. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

14, Oct, 2021 @5:20 AM

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From the archive: in search of the true British identity, 1967
What remained in the population at large of our Viking, Stone Age or Anglo-Saxon forefathers? By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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English Heritage blue plaques and lessons to learn from Nubian Jak | Letter
Letters: Rich Sylvester points to the work of the Nubian Jak Community Trust in installing plaques and memorials to commemorate people from ethnic minorities

Letters

08, Oct, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Legacy of a lost pine: the suffragettes’ tree inspiring a new generation
A century ago, women activists planted an arboretum outside Bath. Only one tree survived – now it’s generating seeds for a new woodland and a new cause

Isabella Kaminski

08, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Guardian view on blue plaques: time to redress the balance | Editorial
Editorial: There is more to blue plaques than dead white men – and English Heritage knows it

Editorial

06, Oct, 2021 @6:06 PM

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The colonial mindset is deeply embedded and persists today | Letters
Letters: David Trubridge sheds light on the depths of colonialism in Aotearoa, while Daniel O’Leary says that he has never heard a single instance of praise for British colonialism in Ireland

Letters

01, Oct, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Viking fecundity was not a matter of speed | Brief letters
Brief letters: Essay comments | Education | Silence | Crossword clues | Clothes

Letters

01, Oct, 2021 @4:23 PM

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‘Prickles down the neck’: project reveals unsung female heroes of Sutton Hoo dig
Barbara Wagstaff and Mercie Lack’s photographs of 1939 excavation left in plastic bag at National Trust

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

29, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Unsung hero: how ‘Mr Radio Philips’ helped thousands flee the Nazis
In June 1940, a Dutch salesman, acting as a consul in Lithuania, issued Jewish refugees with pseudo visas to escape Europe. His remarkable story is only now being told

Jennifer Rankin

26, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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The Rev Rosemary Mitchell obituary
Other lives: Historian who directed the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies

Kim Reynolds

23, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Trevor May obituary
Other lives: History lecturer, author and lay preacher

Ashley May

10, Sep, 2021 @2:35 PM

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