Volume: 37 Issue: 3
Contents of History Today, March 1987
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'Where's there's muck, there's money'...but there was also culture and patronage of the arts in nineteenth-century Manchester and Leeds. By Janet Wolff And...
A passion for self-improvement and enriched opportunity mark Lovett out as an archetypal Victorian – far more than a mere Chartist agitator.
Michael Burleigh charts the career of one of the pillars of the German scholarly establishment under the Third Reich an invaluable middle-man in 're-educating' his...
Despite the aspirations of Disraeli and others for 'one nation', the dynamics and disparities of Victorian society inexorably sharpened the sense of class identity...
Annette Bingham explores an ancient Indus city’s fight against floods, which could jeopardise her archaeological history.
Richard Rathbone takes a look at the first African colonial state to gain independence.
John Mack takes a look at a current exhibition at the Museum of Mankind.
Keith Nurse explores how archaeologists have managed to gain financial funding for excavations from the Department of Transport.
Ann Hills examines the reconstruction of Singapore's 19th-century buildings to accommodate tourism.
Nicholas Orme shows how Catholic and Protestant reformers alike campaigned rigorously against medieval attitudes to prostitution which were far less restrictive...
Attempts by returning First World War servicemen to unionise were portrayed in intelligence reports as part of a sinister Bolshevik prelude to revolution in Britain...
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