Volume: 30 Issue: 7
Contents of History Today, July 1980
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Adolf Hitler was born in Austria on April 20th, 1889. In this article, 'Makers of the Twentieth Century: Hitler', from our 1980 archive, Jeremy Noakes argues that...
An introduction by Paul Dukes to two articles on Celtic immigration to the New World.
Our understanding of coral and coral reefs, believes C.M. Yonge, was greatly advanced by the voyages of Cook and Darwin to the South Pacific.
Hitler's contribution to the history of the twentieth century has been one of destruction. The war he started in 1939, argues Jeremy Noakes, was to recast the...
On May 3rd, 1841, New Zeland was declared a British colony. The previous year, when the British and Maori signed the Treaty of Waitangi, Governor Hobson declared...
Peter Beck sets contemporary reportage of and reaction to the 1924 Olympics in the context of their times.
Jacqueline A. Rinn on the forgotten contributors to colonial society.
St. Catherine of Siena lived out her whole life with a profound belief in the spiritual value of lay experience, explains Judith Hook.
Forrest McDonald and Grady McWhiney look at Celtic emigration to the Southern states of America.
When the British and Maori signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, Governor Hobson declared: 'We are one people'. Today, as Professor Keith Sinclair shows, this...
The island of lona became the centre of Celtic Christianity in Scotland with the arrival of St. Columba in 563. Yet the monuments remaining there, argues Ruth...
Four hundred years ago, explains Stephen Clissold, Portugal was joined with Spain in a sixty-year long and unpopular union.
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