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Volume: 42 Issue: 10

Contents of History Today, October 1992

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Alan Ryan discusses what happens when history comes to an end

Sarah Pepper investigates a medical pioneer whose name survives today on a bread wrapper, but whose sweeping system of wholefoods and natural prescriptions...

Ball-and-chain nationhood: Brian Fletcher chronicles the ambiguities Australians have felt over the years towards the nation's 'Founding Fathers'.

Our round-up of the offerings from publishers in Autumn 1992 previewing interesting and intriguing history books for both the general reader and the specialist.

Harriet Jones assesses the historic blueprint for Britain's post-war Welfare State and what part it played in Labour's 1945 election landslide victory.

John Biffen reflects on the by-election campaign that elected one of his predecessors from Shropshire to the House of Commons.

Kenneth Asch on Berlin's opera house, the Deutsche Staatsoper.

Hitler's march into the demilitarised Rhineland heralded Churchill's 'gathering storm' – but could the Fuhrer's bluff have been called and the Second World War...

A mission to the heathen? Hugh MacLeod looks at working-class attitudes towards organised Christianity in fin de siecle Berlin and other urban centres.

Richard Cavendish on an association dedicated to the MP, publisher, soldier, Christian and governor-general of Canada

Brian Dooley assesses the incident which brought the world perilously close to nuclear war.

Tony Aldous discusses the work of the English Historic Towns Forum


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