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Volume: 36 Issue: 11

Contents of History Today, November 1986

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'In trying to preserve the political conditions of international life, he allowed himself to become unscrupulous' - thirty years on Eden's coup de main...

Roy Porter looks into medicine in Georgian England where sufferers from the 'Glimmering of the Gizzard' the 'Quavering of the Kidneys' and the 'Wambling Trot'...

Model of Christian kingship or brigand Dane made good? Eric Christiansen examines the enigma of Canute.

A debate over the reconstruction or preservation of archaeological sites.

Ann Hills explores the recently opened Avoncroft Open Air Museum and its latest addition.

Peter Burke on a pioneering historian of 'spirit of the age', who pushed back the frontiers of cultural history.

Paul Dukes explores some of Hungary’s turbulent history and culture dating back to the thirteenth century.

Felix Barker reflects on the forgotten Low Countries war of 1586.

Paul Preston investigates the media and publishing trade in Spain.

'Woman's work is never done...' - a small team of women inspectors strove energetically in turn-of-the-century Britain to reduce excess hours and abuses in factory...

Ian Mitchell explores the Märkisches Museum devoted to the history of Berlin and the Mark Brandenburg.

Warriors but adaptors - the Vikings built on existing urban settlement to produce towns like York and Lincoln, prosperous and busy with domestic manufacture and...


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