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Volume: 48 Issue: 1

Contents of History Today, January 1998

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Tony Aldous reports on the latest developments in archaeological practice.

Janet L. Nelson looks at the history of this church in the small town in the North-Rhine Westfalia region of western Germany.

January 27th, 1898

Martin Dedman recalls the background to European Monetary Union.

January 30th, 1948

The Spirit of the Age or The Scourge of Nations? Jeremy Black sets the scene for our major series on the impact of Napoleon on Europe.

A.D. Harvey looks at the enduring myth surrounding one of history’s ‘Great Men’, and how he dominated the nineteenth-century imagination outside France.

Michael Rapport describes the last days of the old Revolutionary regime and the circumstances leading to the young general’s triumph at the coup of 18-19 Brumaire.

Angela Morgan traces the recovery of a Saxon horse and rider, recently discovered in Suffolk.

Mariya Sevela gathers oral recollections from the people of Karafuto, a Japanese colony on the island of Sakhalin from 1905 until the arrival of the Soviet army...

January 12th, 1848

Michael Broers explores the measures and restrictions imposed by Napoleon on his many subjects and how, within the boundaries of the Empire, they responded to his...

On the tercentenary of the fire that destroyed it, Simon Thurley describes the significance of the royal Palace of Whitehall to the Tudor and Stuart monarchs who...

Robert Bruce asks if China has refound Confucius.

Pamela Tudor-Craig questions why modern improvements to the wheelchair have not not kept pace with earlier centuries.

Michael Leech previews the Jan van Eyck exhibition at the National Gallery.

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