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Volume: 37 Issue: 8

Contents of History Today, August 1987

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'Art offers itself as a social ' bridge of no ordinary size and strength.’ The career and campaigns of George Godwin centred on his editorship of The Builder - a...

Gerhard Hirschfeld looks over the heated debate between West German historians and the Nazi past.

A look into some of the most influential philosophers of the Victorian era.

Park Honan, author of a new biography of Jane Austen, describes how her naval brother's exploits informed her of the world beyond the genteel tea-cup society of her...

Stranger than Fiction - the undercover spying mission of a British officer disguised as a Boer in German South-West Africa provided John Buchan with inspiration for...

Tony Aldous traces the history of the Octagon Chapel in Bath.

An examination of an archaeological site in the Lincolnshire village of Fulbeck, by Dymphana Byrne.

Ian R. Mitchell examines the museums of East and West Germany which provide contrasting views to German history.

R.J.A.Wilson accounts for the making of Roman Britain.

John Earl looks into the world of theatre.

Terence Mirabelli investigates why Syria is losing an archaeological site.

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