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Volume: 39 Issue: 1

Contents of History Today, January 1989

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Andrew Selkirk reviews the shortlist

Attracting businesses for Brussels heritage exhibitions

Prospero's island in 'The Tempest' but also one of the first jewels in England's overseas crown – C. Walton Brown looks at the importance of 17th-century Bermuda...

Sarah Jane Evans examines the eating habits of the Ancient Greeks.

Roy Macnab examines the ongoing debate on the two Frances of 1940 – epitomized on the one side by Petain and de Gaulle on the other – in the light of an heroic...

Ann Hills explores the Yemen Arab Republic's unique historic capital.

Will glasnost affect the view of non-Russian history in the Soviet Union? Thomas Prymak looks at Michael Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and nationalist whose...

Aram Bakshian Jr. and Geoffrey D. Schad look at the Indian state of Hyderabad from the 18th century to the last days of the British Raj, and at its rulers who...

Michael Houses looks at the grievances and history of the troubled Middle East country.

'A life of action and constant fidelity to a set of ideas': Max Beloff takes a fresh look at the career of Leo Amery with the publication of the latter's second...

The Bank of England Museum’s collection

Ian Seymour looks at the involvement of Elizabeth I's astrologer in matters of state, and his diplomatic intrigues on the Continent on the eve of the Armada.


John M. MacKenzie looks at a legendary railway station.

In the light of genetic engineering today, Nicholas Russell explores how the thoroughbred racehorse has changed in history.

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