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Volume: 36 Issue: 2

Contents of History Today, February 1986

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Transition in art and kingship, between medieval and Renaissance Europe, characterises the first Tudor's memorial.

Domesday's facelift for its 900th birthday reflects modern scholarship's changing taste as well as the new priorities of conservation.

Nigel Saul takes a look at the significance of the Norman conquest.

'Politics didn't matter': the ordinary Germany often insulated himself from the tensions of the Third Reich by concentrating on its work and leisure benefits....

'More like sovereign heads of state than servants of the same British Crown' - the rivalry and 'diplomacy' of imperial proconsuls hampered the creation of Nigeria...

Stephen Williams investigates the excavations at Leadenhall Court of the surviving portion of Roman London’s Forum- Basilica.

The Angevin Empire may have come about by a mixture of luck and calculation, but skill and respect for local custom were required for Henry II to preserve it...

David Starkey explores one of his favourite museum galleries, in south London.

Ruthless militarists who extinguished a more thoughtful and sophisticated culture? Or synthesisers of genius who gave England a new lease of life in focusing its...

J K Elliot examines sources on the New Testament and early Christians.

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