Germany’s rapid bounceback from the destruction of 1945’s ‘Zero Hour’
Historians’ role in excusing the brutalities of empire-building
Inter-communal violence in the early years of Northern Ireland
How the secret police bedded in communism in postwar Central Europe
Orwell and the Spanish anarchists: not judging murder too severely
A history of Ireland’s main Catholic seminary has a much wider focus than the merely institutional
Given the historical amnesia that prevails, Katrina Goldstone’s account of the activity of Irish left-wing writers in the Thirties is something of a revelation.
In popular imagination, the Arts and Crafts movement is indelibly linked to well-known figures like William Morris, John Ruskin and Edward Burne-Jones.