Volume: 33 Issue: 4
Contents of History Today, April 1983
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Taylor Downing on the effects of the Great War on Middle Eastern history.
The Industrial Revolution was one of the greatest discontinuities in history. It still generates lively debate. Why did it begin in Britain when it did? How...
Donald Watt cautions against a history which abandons the study of historical realities in favour of intellectual abstractions.
Barrie Trinder examines the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.
Francis Robinson explains how his perception of Islam is reflected in his book, Atlas of the Islamic World since 1500 (Phaidon, 1982).
Christopher Read explores the historiography of Russia under Joseph Stalin.
Martin Daunton explores 19th century production on both sides of the Atlantic.
Although there has always been a public eager to read or hear the narration of past events, the 'History Men' - scholars writing professional history based on...
Patriotism, propaganda, profit - Anthony Tuck finds that these were the motives that led Englishmen to fight in France.
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