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Volume: 46 Issue: 6

Contents of History Today, June 1996

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A reflection on the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a one of Scotland’s most innovative architects.

Mark Mazower investigates what happens to children in the aftermath of war and conflict.

Diarmaid MacCulloch reflects on the 'after-life' of Henry VIII's archbishop, burnt at the stake as a Protestant martyr under Mary. 

Ian Seymour sheds light on the intriguing cloak-and-dagger voyages of exploration of the comet discoverer.

John Harbron argues the Austro-Hungarian navy, manned by multi-national crews, not only worked, but worked well in the First World War.

A look at a new exhibition in Venice, which shows the flow of culture between East and West in early Greece.

Peter Morris reviews two books on post-war French politics.

A look into the Henry Ford’s European Conservation Awards, which pays tribute to the history of ordinary life.

Julia Findlater discusses the increasing appearances of actors and actresses at historical sites.

White slavery and under-age prostitution - two of the crusades associated with the social reformer Josephine Butler. Her contribution to the self-image of 19th-...

Diana Webb looks into the pleasures and pitfalls of an early tourist experience.

Maxim Gorky was revered as the leading Russian artist and intellectual associated with the 1917 Revolution throughout the lifetime of the Soviet Union. But did he...

Patrick Brindle debates over the teaching of history in schools in the twentieth century

Richard Cavendish sniffs hallowed turf and delves into real tennis history at Wimbledon's Museum.


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