Todd Hamilton

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Can History Save the World?

Perhaps the greatest contribution historians have made to humanity, at least as historians sometimes tell it, came during the Cuban Missile Crisis …

Canadian Literature

Only One Occupied Country in Europe Rose to the Defense of Jews During World War II

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Israel

Medieval tourism: pilgrimages and tourist destinations

Recent research suggests medieval tourism was widespread, writes Paul Oldfield, and existed in a world of pilgrimage and classical curiosities.<p><i>This</i> …

HMS Hood's bell recovered from seabed

She was the pride of the British navy in WW2.<p>But when HMS Hood was sunk by the Bismarck in May 1941 it was the worst loss of life suffered by a British warship.<p>Now the ship's bell has been rescued from the wreckage in the north Atlantic in time to mark the 75th anniversary of the ship's loss.<p>Nick …

Royal Navy

What Wide Origins You Have, Little Red Riding Hood!

An anthropologist chases down a tale told around the world.<p><b>It's a story told around the world. Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her grandmother, only to discover that a wolf has eaten the old lady, dressed in her clothes, and now plans to eat the little girl too.</b><p>What happens next depends on …

Varna Man and the Wealthiest Grave of the 5th Millennium BC

In the 1970s, archaeologists in Bulgaria stumbled upon a vast Copper Age necropolis from the 5 th millennium BC containing the oldest golden …

Anglo-Saxon hall found in Kent is 'tip of the iceberg'

An Anglo-Saxon feasting hall unearthed beneath a village green in Kent could represent the "tip of the iceberg", according to archaeologists who believe it lies amid an entire complex of ancient buildings.<p>The rare 7th to 9th century hall, which would have accommodated up to 60 people during royal …

Charles II: Too randy to rule

Don Jordan and Michael Walsh reveal how the merrie monarch’s obsession with sex cost England a fortune and left it vulnerable to attack.<p><i>This article</i> …