With the centenary anniversary of several bloody battlegrounds including the Somme and Verdun, this blog assesses why, after 100 years, historians are still debating what started World War One. The central question surrounding the start of the war is the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Historians have been at loggerheads as to how Europe went from the… Continue reading

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Prophecy is a tricky business, but it hasn’t stopped many of the world’s greatest leaders, scientists and thinkers from trying to predict the future. Needless to say, they don’t always get it right, as the five worst predictions in history make abundantly clear! 1. John Maynard Keynes and the 15-hour work week The economist John… Continue reading

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Archaeologists are constantly uncovering new and exciting historical discoveries to share with the rest of the world. What have they provided for 2015 so far? History Learning makes it our mission to find out… 1. Greek Mystery Tomb At the beginning of 2015 there was a reported skeleton found buried under a huge mound at… Continue reading

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