As the NHS strains under a ‘winter crisis’ without sufficient funding, Anne Summers looks at the limits of private provision of healthcare in 1800 and 2018.
What would a British history syllabus for Brexiteers look like?
Ann Summers writes a powerful short essay on the moral origins and functions of the modern state, and the need for historians to defend them.
Silvia Croydon on the lessons UK politicians would do well to heed from Japan, where tough financial times have placed a growing burden of care on prisons
As Greece suffers economic austerity and sharp public spending cuts, the historian Violetta Hionidou looks at worrying echoes of the country’s wartime experience of extreme deprivation