Dominic Sandbrook

Picture of two knights on horses fight on a battlefield on the cover of a history book by R.J. Unstead

The merrie histories of R.J. Unstead

The histories of R.J. Unstead brought the past to life for millions of school children. His name and his story-telling talents deserve reviving.

Fighting the good fight

Culture wars are as old as politics itself – and far from being inauthentic confections, they cut to the heart of real, living disagreements about history, identity, nationhood and belonging.

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