In our Christmas issue, Saul David investigates the Charge of the Light Brigade and asks who should take the blame for the Victorian military disaster.
Nicholas Best explores how news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor shocked the world, and Peter Ling challenges popular assumptions about Black Power, a controversial part of the Civil Rights story.
Elsewhere, Hannah Skoda explores medieval nostalgia and Lucy Worsley looks at Henry VIII’s six wives in a new light.
Historians offer their opinions on the Trump election and reflect on how 2016 compares with other landscape-changing years in history.
And historian MPs discuss the role of political history and reveal the connections between their two professions.