Volume: 40 Issue: 4
Contents of History Today, April 1990
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Brother to the Sun-King: Philippe, Duke of Orleans Nancy Nichols Barker (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989, xvi + 371 pp.)
'Truth will conquer' - the Czech historian Frantisek Smahel traces the life and work of his 15th-century compatriot Jan Hus - whose uncompromising criticism of...
A chip off the old block? Susan Ware looks over the careers of the Hollywood actress and her radical mother and finds reflections of the changing roles and attitudes...
England's royal black sheep may well turn out to be the instigator of the ancient ceremony linking Church and Crown. Arnold Kellett explains how this came about....
A Rosemary O'Day on imagining you're Erasmus and ways of seeing 1450-1600.
Hugh David analyses recent historical portrayals in the media.
Oiled excavations at Tintagel
Stephen Jones on Victorian things, trends and fashions.
Norman Bainbridge on springtime for Tupholme Abbey
New Hampshire meat-packer to national symbol - Alton Ketchum recounts the rise and rise of Uncle Sam Wilson.
In the first two decades of the 20th century escapist fantasy was not the sole diet offered to American audiences by the emerging film industry. Steven Ross relates...
Australians can now pinpoint the actual birthplace of their nation in the centre of modern Sydney.
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