Volume: 32 Issue: 6
Contents of History Today, June 1982
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To hundreds of thousands of Indians the British Raj was personified by its administrative arm, the Indian Civil Service, explains Ann Ewing, by which the British...
'London is rich in historic buildings and monuments, but behind most familiar landmarks lurk the ghosts of abandoned designs and rejected projects.' In this...
In the inter-war years, football was a popular sport which drew huge crowds of spectators. The totalitarian regimes of Germany and Italy, argues Peter J. Beck,...
The Falkland Islands were at the centre of dispute in 1770 – but was the conflict really over those far-away islands, or was it the political future of the French...
Robert Garland examines the makeup of the Greek symposium.
Keith Robbins poses the question of religious and political affinities of Roman Catholics in the context of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
This article by Yves-Marie Bercé is the second extract from Our Forgotten Past: Seven Centuries of Life on the Land, edited by Jérome Blum (Thames & Hudson).
David Starkey provides a historiographical guide to the fifteenth century English monarchy.
The visit of Pope John Paul II to England, Scotland and Wales, has brought to the fore interest in the complex relations which have existed between the Papacy and...
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