Volume 3: Issue: 7
Contents of History Today, July 1953
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Revolutionary impulses do not always originate in proletarian discontent. Hugh Trevor-Roper's article traces 17th-century radicalism to a very different social...
C.H. Brown presents his study of the political and economic background to mid-twentieth century Egyptian nationalism.
Sir Lewis Namier shows how, through the growth of mining and the coal-trade, the social and economic character of North-Eastern England was entirely transformed....
Joseph Hone asks whether, had the Queen shown her Irish subjects greater signs of affection, could the Union have been preserved?
The problem of writing local history, R.H. Hilton suggests, can seldom be solved on the basis of parishes or even of counties; regions with a distinctive character...
Arnold Whitridge recounts how, at the dawn of the 19th century, General Bonaparte sold to the United States the vast Bourbon heritage along the banks of the...
In these extracts Arthur Bryant describes the glorious reign of King Alfred, 871-99
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