The origins and contested meanings of Bastille Day.
Scattered across 15,000 square km of rolling hills, rice paddies, and forests of Xieng Khouang Province in Laos is a mysterious plain of jars.
For the survivors who passed through displaced persons camps in Germany alone, their time in the camps was a chance to reestablish their identities as Jews.
Even now, in the age of Google Maps, its name is synonymous with the unknown edges of the world: welcome to Timbuktu.
John Houston takes a less melodic look at the transformation of the Battle of Waterloo from "fact to myth," from history to literature.
Early writings of Charles Babbage.
In a paper for Eighteenth-Century Ireland, Martyn J. Powell discusses the politics that seem to have limited the use of debtors' prisons in Ireland.
By World War I, writes Murlin, emerging nutritional science was becoming a priority in the Army.
Central European History is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Conference Group for Central European History of the American Historical Association.
How the Lusitania Effect impacted German-American relations in pre-World War I German.