The Celts: Blood, Iron and Sacrifice
A new BBC series fails to give its subject the depth it deserves.
The Right to Bear Arms
A history of gun control in Britain and the US.
Robin Hood the Brute
Criminal biographers of the 18th century portrayed Robin as a cold-blooded killer.
History is Literature
Writing history with skill and verve is not a distasteful exercise.
Film Review: Suffragette
New film explores the lives of working-class women militants.
Goya: The Portraits
The Spanish painter's works give intimate insight into his subjects' psychology.
A Straight Fighter
The life and legacy of a woman who sacrificed everything for her cause.