A brief history of how we tell the time.
Cacao in the Americas, from the Maya to the Aztecs
An exploration of the island of Taiwan
The inspirational life of the USA’s celebrated female aviator.
The universal unit of length that joined up the globe
The story behind this weird and wonderful literary classic
Paris in the 19th Century when permissiveness mixed with political and creative optimism
The life and reputation of Niccolò Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’
The life and legacy of the man who became ‘the Father of Africa’