Volume: 37 Issue: 4
Ann Hills on how Korea’s rich history is displayed.
Jeremy Black examines the claim that Louis XV may have used contraception.
Clare Foster examines the history of revolutionary Nicaragua
'... a kind of Ken Livingstone of his day'. Britain's great imperialist made his early reputation as a civic radical, promoting public control of local amenities such as water and gas.
The recent recovery of large quantities of porcelain from the South China seas highlights eighteenth-century Europe's insatiable desire for tableware from the Orient.
'Stirring up divine discontent' by education to effect a transformation of the social order became the credo of one of Victorian Christian Socialism's most colourful characters, far outpacing the more temperate aims of its founders.
Lost illusions and gung-ho patriotism have both featured prominently in Hollywood’s reaction to the Vietnam War, but not to date some of the more unpleasant aspects of the conflict.
Penelope Johnston takes a look at a Far East collection in Canada
David Braund takes a look over the latest collection of books on the Roman age.