Volume 3: Issue: 6
Contents of History Today, June 1953
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Stephen Coleman traces the history of smoking, from its American beginnings to the twentieth century mass market.
J.H. Plumb documents the life of Rhodes - an empire-builder, arch risk-taker, megalomaniac mine-owner and namesake of Zimbabwe's pre-independence...
Up to the reign of James II, the College of Heralds, besides the part they played on state occasions, had the important duty of regulating the kingdom’s social...
At first allowed by the British politicians “only just as much space as he could stand upon” Queen Victoria’s Consort, nevertheless, succeeded in setting the...
Sir Julian Huxley examines the debates and mysteries that surround humanity's earliest moves towards mass society.
This extract is the first of a series in which...
The seat of monarchs almost since English monarchy began, Windsor Castle owes its familiar outlines to the architect commissioned by King George IV.
- Middle East
- North America
- South America
- Central America
- Early Modern
- 20th Century
- 21st Century
- Economic History
- Environmental History
- Historical Memory
- Science & Technology