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Volume: 32 Issue: 9

Contents of History Today, September 1982

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'To sum up all, poverty, slavery and innate insolence, covered with an affectation of politeness, give you... a true picture of the manners of the whole nation'...

Philip Pattenden explores the work of Charles Eamer Kempe at Old Place, Sussex.

The buildings the British built in India tell us much about how the British shaped India's conception of the past, explains Thomas R. Metcalf, and how they turned...

The autobiographies of ordinary men and women are an important, though neglected, source of social history. John Burnett, Professor of Social History at Brunel...

John Morrill examines the historiography of the English Civil Wars.

Rodney Dennys looks at the heraldry of the Falkland Islands.

In 1956 the Suez Canal seemed to flow through every British drawing room and the limits of British power and influence were forcefully brought home - but it had...

The History of Parliament: The House of Commons,1509-1558. Edited by S.T. Bindoff. 3 vols (xv and 745 pp; x and 656; x and 687) (Secker and Warburg for the History...

Juliet Gardiner charts the progress of the project to raise the Mary Rose from the seabed.

The Tudor warship Mary Rose sank in 1545 whilst leading the attack against a French invasion fleet in the Solent. Four and a half centuries later, it was...


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