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Volume: 34 Issue: 6

Contents of History Today, June 1984

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Mildred Budny gauges the scale and achievement of 11th-century art.

Caroline Reed looks at the propaganda campaigns accompanying the D-Day landings on June 6th, 1944.

Paul Dukes urges the need to widen our vision of the past by adopting the perspective of world history.

James Dormon continues our America and the Americas series with a look at the growth of a group of 17th-century settlers in Nova Scotia.

Montgomery had five months to mastermind the Allied D-Day landings - and give the troops faith in their battle.

Mildred Budny provides some observations on the Bayeux Tapestry

Peter Burke examines various reassessments of the Italian Renaissance.

John Grigg questions whether D-Day could have taken place earlier and, instead, did it drag out the course of the war?

Ian S. Wood assesses the desire in Britain for a Second Front and how far the nation drifted to the political left.

Michael Houlihan claims the Allies could have used Resistance to better effect before and after D-Day.

The activities and success of the Resistance movement in France from 1940-1944 is examined by Roderick Kedward.

Geoffrey Warner looks at the reasons for the delay in opening a second Allied Front.

Conrad Russell finds that it is easier to understand why sheer frustration may have driven Charles to fight than to understand why the English gentry might have...


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