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Volume: 41 Issue: 5

Contents of History Today, May 1991

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Stuart Andrews considers the life and radical milieu of the dissenting preacher whose support first for the American and then the French Revolutions brought him...

Hugh Purcell examines the impact on either side of the Atlantic of Ken Burns’s tour de force, The Civil War.

Lord Byron has gone down in history as the 'poet at war' supporting the Greek struggle for independence, but here Richard Lansdown uncovers his involvement with...

Keith Nurse reveals news of Anglo-Saxon jewellery find in Suffolk.

In the tercentenary year of the death of the founder of the Society of Friends, Michael Mullett takes a look at the outlook and achievement of a man to whom 'all...

David Chandler enters a plea for a more sensitive treatment for Europe’s great battlefields.

Professor Charles Boxer looks at a fascinating East-West encounter where science and mathematics were trailed as tempters for a Chinese gospel.

Robert Thorne on monumental records on the move.

Peter Marshall considers the past impact and present influence of Marxist models to the history of Europe's encounters with other continents.

The first modern constitution in Europe? On the occasion of its bicentenary, Robert Frost looks at the background to a landmark in Polish history which, though it...

Gareth Stedman Jones argues that an exciting revaluation of narrative analysis of the 'workshop of the world' is on the way through the political and intellectual...

Richard Cavendish paddles along with the Coracle Society.

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