European History

8 Viking myths busted

From History Extra: Bearded, violent beyond reason and singularly successful at suppressing everyone around them. This, says Janina Ramirez, is the popular – yet questionable – image of Vikings. But how violent were they really, and did they actually wear… Read More ›

Reinterpreting the Weimar Republic

From History Today by Colin Storer author of A Short History of the Weimar Republic (I.B. Tauris, 2013): The Universal Pictures film adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front had its German premiere at the Mozart Hall in… Read More ›