Michael Ledger-Lomas

Michael Ledger-Lomas is the author of Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown (Oxford, 2021). He tweets at @MLedgerLomas

Darwin sidelined the Creator by documenting the slow mechanisms of evolution

The discipline faces not so much a crisis of history, as a crisis of historicism

Is canzuk revivalism scary enough to need book-length refutation?

Would getting Britons to close their storybook really solve Britain’s problems?

British policy in the Ottoman Empire was not driven by Orientalism, but self-interest and self-deception

Anna Della Subin’s new book explores how leaders become Gods

Attacks on monuments perpetuate the Victoria cult