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Volume: 32 Issue: 7

Contents of History Today, July 1982

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The art of India is a vital cultural expression of India. As Partha Mitter explains, it is intertwined with assertions of nationalism, the equation of...

The British had been trading in India since 1600. As R.W. Lightbown, it was not, however, until the late eighteenth century that British interest in Indian culture...

Dracula, the vampire that haunts our dreams is the one created by the nineteenth-century author, Bram Stoker: but, as Paul Dukes explains here, there is a basis in...

Edward Acton outlines the historiography of the Russian Revolution.

Seventy-five years ago the Scout movement started in Britain, explains Victor Bailey, an authentic expression of the Edwardian age of Empire.

Catherine the Great wrote of Sophia Alekseevna, the first woman to effectively rule Russia, '... we cannot but own, that she was very capable of governing.'An...

'Thrice had his foot Domingo's island prest, Midst horrid wars and fierce barbarian wiles; Thrice had his blood repelled the yellow pest That stalks, gigantic,...

What were the origins of Charles Darwin's particular species of genius?

The exhibition at York this summer, the Vikings in England was previewed in Addendum in the May issue of History Today. This month, James Graham-Campbell, one of the...


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