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Volume: 31 Issue: 6

Contents of History Today, June 1981

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To its respectable neighbours Campbell Road was easily identifiable as the roughest street in north London. As Jerry White argues here, to its residents this...

Gerald Strauss assess the attempts in the 1520s to ensure continued public support for the new churches.

It is through reading the letters that the soldiers sent home, argues Frank Emery, that “the Victorian rank and file cease to be a mute and anonymous body of men...

Michael Crowder continues our monthly series on Monuments, with a look at a 19th century Haitian jewel.

Irene Coltman Brown continues our series on the Historian as Philosopher. History taught Machiavelli that, as a prince must know how to act as a beast, he should...

'Bold is the man that dare engage For Piety in such an age' wrote a seventeenth-century poet. Yet, as Antonia Fraser shows here, the aristocratic Puritan, Mary Rich,...

Nicholas Goddard on the Victorians and the agricultural utilisation of sewage.

Richard Mullen looks back on the wedding of Prince Albert Edward to Princess Alexandra of Denmark.

J.B. Donnelly looks at the many pictures carried off from Vienna by the victorious Italians, including the magnificent Madonna of the Orange Grove by Cima da...

Noel Carrington recalls how he was a Witness to the Past, as the Prince of Wales toured India in 1921.


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