Volume: 40 Issue: 1
Contents of History Today, January 1990
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Bruce Nelson traces how the magic of FDR and his practical social programmes welded American labour to the Democratic Party, and discusses the tensions that...
David Bates and Peter Furtado describe Philadelphia's preparations to honour the death of Benjamin Franklin.
Pious nobleman or calculating humbug - what is the true characterisation of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester? Simon Adams sifts the motives for the patronage given...
The author of this 4000-year-old hymn to one God has been portrayed as a mad idealist who turned the civilisation of the pharaohs upside down. John Ray discusses...
Robert Waller on the history, dangers and importance of opinion polls.
Hugh David on Victoriana and Tony Benn
Michael Diamond discusses what popular songs and singers had to say about Britain's politicians in the 1880s and 1890s.
Irrational chauvinists or fearful protectionists? Gordon Daniels looks at the new research and arguments reshaping our view of Japan's rulers before and after...
Solidarity forever? Not by 1951, Robert Zieger argues, when the visit of one of American labour's great heroes to a celebratory rally at a Ford Motors complex near...
Ann Hills on a major new appeal to aid a School famous for its archaeology and exhibitions.
Aram Bakshian on the historic tensions of Islam and secular nationalism
Pamela Tudor-Craig tours the cathedrals of the Kremlin
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