Maps from the mid-nineteenth century used for water control
Secrets of how we came to benefit from the many uses of the most unique of substances
First multi-disciplinary evidence for management of cattle populations in northern China
Civilisations have fallen because they failed to prevent the degradation of the soil
This article deals with the information that can be drawn from historical written sources regarding food in a special geographic area and time period. Sweden
According to a Georgian legend, God took a supper break while he was creating the world.
American Civil War poetry that sheds light on a neglected chapter of the era’s literary history has been recovered and made freely available online after
Just how did the post-war Israeli air force end up equipping its first fighter squadrons with the famous Nazi warplane the Me-109s?
A new research project looking at the history of chickens is hoping to shed light on how the relationship between people and chickens has developed
Research by archaeologists at the Universities of Glasgow and Exeter has identified a long wall that ran 60 kilometers from the Danube to the Black
Religion and social economy don't outwardly appear to be related. However each can affect the other in context, form and intensity.
Observers of the politics of culture and heritage are asking why there has been such a muted response to the publication of the new English
The cold, dark waters of Scottish lochs hold a certain place in the imagination – conjuring up images of the Loch Ness monster, or for
It has been almost two decades since the Chauvet Cave was discovered, revealing some of the most beautiful and important Palaeolithic art in the world;
Shifts in climate are strongly linked to human violence around the world, with even relatively minor departures from normal temperature or rainfall substantially increasing the
A royal 13th century deer park has been identified at Brynkir in Gwynedd, North Wales, following a season of excavations led by Cardiff University.
Just a stone’s throw from Harrods in central London and in prime real estate territory lies Brompton Road Tube Station. The station, once part of
The management of childbirth and care of newborns have always been hotly-debated topics. PhD candidate Leah Astbury looks at narratives of reproduction in the 16th
Morphine is one of the most famous drugs in the world and has brought to an end, the lives of some of the most famous
Elizabethan craftsmen developed advanced manufacturing technology that could match that of the 21st century, claim researchers from Birmingham City University who are analysing a 400-year-old
The 60 million yuan Jibaozhai Museum opened in China in 2010 in the midst of a culture boom that sees many new museums opening every
A University of Manchester academic has discovered an important and previously unknown manuscript by one of the medieval period’s greatest thinkers, who was born 700