Volume: 40 Issue: 11
Contents of History Today, November 1990
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Merle Ricklefs re-examines the impact of the Dutch in the East Indies and finds in the response of the Javanese a more complex story than that of technological...
How history re-enactment is being used to encourage children's interest in the past.
Peter Keighron and Mike Wayne review the field of historical documentary on television and ask what the future holds for this genre.
England's answer to Charlemagne, or merely a ruthless king of Mercia? Simon Keynes sifts the evidence for a verdict on the man best known today as the builder of a...
Ann Hills on excavations in the Arctic and displays in the Tromso Museum.
Penelope Cornfield examines the city of Bath as a model of social change and urban expansion in Hanoverian England.
In the first of two articles looking at civil servants in Tudor and Stuart England, Roger Ashley uncovers the story of William Painter and the creative accounting...
Roy Porter argues that historians must re-examine their purpose, between specialised study and general discovery.
David Kirby discusses how Sweden's sudden rise to prominence in 17th-century Europe provoked much soul-searching both within and without the country on its nature...
Lawrence James describes how costs and logistics made air power a way of enforcing British policy in the Middle East between the wars.
Richard Cavendish on a Great War remembrance group
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