Volume: 37 Issue: 4
Contents of History Today, April 1987
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Jeremy Black examines the claim that Louis XV may have used contraception.
'... 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...
Ann Hills on how Korea’s rich history is displayed.
'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...
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...
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.
Clare Foster examines the history of revolutionary Nicaragua
The recent recovery of large quantities of porcelain from the South China seas highlights eighteenth-century Europe's insatiable desire for tableware from the...
The rise and fall of the 'greatest black man India could ever boast of' sheds light on the uneasy interregnum between Mughal and British dominance of the...
- Middle East
- North America
- South America
- Central America
- Early Modern
- 20th Century
- Economic History
- Environmental History
- Food & Drink
- Historical Memory
- Science & Technology