Images of children in wartime, like those from Aleppo, can shock the world. But what happens after that isn't so clear.
In Elizabethan England, strict sumptuary regulations made sure that people dressed according to their rank in life, but many transgressed.
Maroon societies in Jamaica and the rest of the Americas have survived for hundreds of years.
With the real possibility of the first woman being elected president of the U.S., let's take a look at the situation around the globe.
For almost half a century, Chagos Islanders have been attempting to get back to their homeland in the Indian Ocean. Nostalgia may not be helping them.
A century after being executed as a traitor, Roger Casement continues to fascinate.
Can Syria's history help us understand the situation there today?
The largest country in South America is home to a wide variety of cultures, fascinating history, and some of the most pristine wilderness found anywhere in the world.
Despite what current nationalist trends might suggest, there is a long history of African influence in Spain.
Émilie Du Châtelet was one of the great figures of the Enlightenment in France.