"Fame", John Milton once wrote, "is no plant that grows on mortal soil". Even the great poet himself, however, might have struggled to imagine the global scale on which his achievements are being celebrated four centuries later.
08 Dec 2008
03 Jul 2008
A study of how the Victorians considered transforming the British Empire into a “Greater Britain”, written by a Cambridge academic, has been announced as the joint winner of the 2008 Whitfield Book Prize.