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Volume: 47 Issue: 8

Contents of History Today, August 1997

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Alex Barker on Harlem's cultural heyday.

John Geipel on how the enforced diaspora of the slave trade shaped South America’s largest nation.

The French port fell to the English army on August 4th, 1347

Richard Cavendish takes an indepth look into the history of Eastnor Castle.

Rosemary O'Day on how new technology is uncovering history from below.

Daniel Snowman on commerce and opera over fifty years at Covent Garden.

Charlotte Crow introduces a CD-Rom which explores the history of the River Thames.

Lucy Jayne Kamau looks at the competing versions of the nineteenth-century pioneer past that folk history and the heritage industry have forged.

Ian Locke investigates an intriguing and little-known attempt to commandeer Third Reich assets as reparations - and its mixed results.

A cabinet of curiosities or a medium for enlightening the general public? Patricia Fara looks at how debate over democratising scientific knowledge crystalised in...

Our survey of reactions and prospects for the subject in British universities after the Dearing Report.

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