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Volume: 32 Issue: 8

Contents of History Today, August 1982

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For wealthy young men in the eighteenth century, the 'Grand Tour' was the climax of their education, explains Hugh Belsey in this article. And as a souvenir of...

John Cohen muses on the significance of death in literature and politics throughout history.

Robert Cecil examines evangelical attitudes towards death in the eighteenth century.

Kipling's view of imperialism, explain Fred Reist and David Washbrook, was a more complex one than his single, famous line quoted often out of context, 'Oh, East...

The flood of emigrants bidding their 'Last farewell to England' in the early nineteenth century was not as the result of an organised governmental policy of colonial...

Geoffrey Parker examines the historiography of the Thirty Years' War.

In the first half of the seventeenth century, Ireland in effect changed hands, and Redmond O'Hanlon was one of the many dispossessed who made parts of Ireland...

During the Highland rebellions from the mid-seventeenth century, explains David Stevenson, the fighting highlanders developed a remarkable military tactic which...


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