Celebrating Black History Month in 2021

by The History Reader

Black History Month was originally created half a century after the abolition of slavery in order to celebrate the history and the people of Africa that were deemed influential. It was not officially recognized until 1976
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The Golden Age of Globe-Trotting

by Jessica Fellowes

The Golden Age of detective fiction, the era of classic murder mystery novels, is defined as those written in the 1920s and 1930s, which saw the advent of authors such as Agatha Christie, G.K.Chesterton, Georgette Heyer, Dorothy … Read the article

The Transformation of Christmas

by Judith Flanders

While Christmas has transformed itself over the centuries, from a time for the nobility to display their wealth to their dependents, to a time for adults to enjoy what little extra they could gather, to a festival … Read the article