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Volume: 30 Issue: 5

Contents of History Today, May 1980

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Isaiah Berlin

Ian Bradley reviews a book by Fikret Yegül about the ancient Romans' passion for bathing.

Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South - A Historiographical Survey by Hugh Tulloch.

Ben Wilson profiles a book by Holger Hoock.

Norman Gash on the personal life of the man who was Prime Minister at the time of Waterloo and for nearly twelve years afterwards, who has hitherto excited little...

Gandhi's lasting significance, argues Judith M. Brown in this article, lies, perhaps, not so much in what he actually did, but what he stood for.... Men like him...

Deirdre N. McCloskey reviews a book by Joel Mokyr.

Hinduism in the late nineteenth century, explains Lenah Leneman, experienced a revival that was to reawaken its devotees to their ancient faith, expose them to...

The refugee supporters of the House of Stuart, explains Bruce Lehman, made new lives for themselves as Europeans, achieving success as bankers, merchants, soldiers...

The Mexican Revolution was one of the great revolutionary upheavals of the twentieth century: beginning in 1910, it still continues - at least according to the...

The New Year murder of an Edinburgh watchman, explains Andrew G. Ralston, was to affect both local security and attitudes to young offenders.


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