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Volume: 32 Issue: 5

Contents of History Today, May 1982

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In this article Rosalind O'Hanlon describes the effects of Hindu religious hierarchies upon the daily life of Untouchables in traditional Indian society and...

The 'City of Gold' is two places, explains Gilliian Tindall. People have been coming to Bombay for 300 years, hoping to make their fortune. But in their search for...

A short editorial by Michael Trend.

Montagu House was built by the first Duke of Montagu, who 'made money like a rogue and spent it like a gentleman' on his patronage of the arts, the finest examples...

P. J. Marshall looks at the historiography of 19th European Imperialism.

Before the coming of industrialisation in Europe, the vast majority of men and women lived in the countryside, working the land, surviving the best they could,...

The boy-king Henry VI was crowned King in England and in France. But the symbols of regal majesty at his Coronations, argue Dorothy Styles & C.T. Allmand,...

In post-reformation England, recusants were punished for their failure to attend Church of England services. The Tichborne family, explains Teresa McLean, was amongst...


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