Volume: 7 Issue: 5
Contents of History Today, May 1957
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Bitter feelings between Loyalists and Patriots after the British surrender at Yorktown led to many skirmishes and retaliations.
Historians have held that religious Revivalism in the late eighteenth century distracted the minds of the English from thoughts of Revolution. Eric Hobsbawm...
For five centuries the legend of the Christian Priest-King, in Asia or in Africa, sustained the hopes of Europeans in their struggle with Islam, writes Alastair...
Meyrick H. Carré introduces an Irishman who personified the genius of experimental inquiry and did much to influence the Enlightenment in England.
The first of two articles by Joel Hurstfield on the famous Elizabethan chief Ministers to the Crown, William, Lord Burghley, and his son, Robert, Lord Salisbury....
Cecil secured the peaceful accession of the Stuarts and strove with near success, Joel Hurstfield writes, to solve the vexatious problems that confronted the new...
On May 10th, 1857, while the bells of Meerut rang for divine service, the Sepoys of the Bengal Army rose in revolt against the rule of the British East India...
Owing to the researches of the late Michael Ventris, Greek scripts of some six or seven centuries before the Age of Homer can be read. Here, L.R. Palmer here...
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