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Volume: 43 Issue: 6

Contents of History Today, June 1993

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Tony Aldous examines the case of a wind farm which is threatening the archaeological site of Mynydd y Gwair in Wales.

Missing person or ritual murder? Richard Rathbone probes a cause célèbre from an age of colonial and tribal transition.

Michael Paris looks at how science fiction and popular literature shaped personal prejudices and political agendas about 'destruction from the skies'.

Ann Hills looks at a little-known treasure trove: the archives of London Zoo.

Raymond Postgate is well-known today as the founder of The Good Food Guide, but he was also a vivid eyewitness of events as a Londoner under siege from Hitler's...

Family favourites: Jean Wilson sifts through group portraits and monuments for clues as to whether relationships were intimate or remote in early modern England.

What made medieval monks laugh? Edward Coleman looks at humour, holy men and the sub-texts of comment in 12th-century England.

Richard Cavendish storms the heights of Victorian Francophobia with the Palmerston Forts Society.

Alan Clinton considers the legendary Resistance fighter Jean Moulin, the memory of whose fate still makes waves in France today.

Chris Springer looks at how the Confederate Flag has become a symbol of 20th-century rebellion.

Charlotte Crow highlights the Treasures of Eurasia exhibition at the Kunsthaus, Zurich, and The George Ortiz Collection at the State Pushkin Museum of Fine...


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