The 1947 partition of India and creation of Pakistan came with a hefty price—especially for the subcontinent’s women.
The world’s largest archaeological museum is poised to open on the Giza Plateau, building on two centuries of museum planning and development.
Spanish colonists in the Americas were terrified that their essential humors would change if they ate local food.
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, sailors gained a knowledge of the world and access to exotic goods unlike anything other non-elites could imagine.
British policing of Communism before and into the Cold War has often been compared favorably with America’s witch-hunt hysteria. But was it really better?
Sandy beaches and luxury hotels seem to define this Caribbean nation, but its the music and architecture that truly speak to its complicated history.
What do sorcerers, bishops, and garden gnomes all have in common? Pointy hats that share a common story deeply enmeshed in European antisemitism.
The legacy of anti-Mussolini resistance in the northern Italian city endures as fascist impulses once again loom.
The idea of barbarian invasions comes from the nineteenth century, when they were constructed as the decisive event that wrenched the West into modernity.
Since 1823, when the Monroe Doctrine was first introduced to the world, the US has regarded Cuba as key to its designs for Latin America.