The foundations of the European Union, which the UK is deciding to remain in or leave, are in coal and steel.
Tibet was annexed by the Chinese 65 years ago. The struggle for Tibetan independence has continued ever since.
Are you an Outlander superfan? Find out about how the collective memory of the Battle of Culloden and its historic site have changed over time.
Globalization is the watchword of our time, but maybe Alexander The Great was the first global citizen.
Gilbert Imlay already had a bad reputation before his biographer discovered he was a slave trader.
The Sykes-Picot remade the Middle East for British and French control. A century later, their legacy is a disaster.
Bletchley Park's code-breakers are famous for cracking Enigma, but they had a major assist from three Polish mathematicians, who had done it in 1932.
Thinking of celebrating Cinco de Mayo at your school this year? Learn from history about some of the potentially insensitive pitfalls.
Sugar long had a bad reputation because of its connection to slavery in the New World.
Leonardo was the first scientific illustrator.