Who's Who

Volume: 51 Issue: 9

How far, asks R.D. Storch, did the reforms in the system of law enforcement, and the detection, trial and punishment of criminals introduced in the nineteenth century make for better order and a real reduction in crime?

Edward Corp looks at the life of a monarch in exile, on the 300th anniversary of his death on September 16th, 1701.

The young prince hid from Roundhead soldiers on September 6th, 1651.

Martin Evans discusses how the historian Robert Paxton shifted the terms of debate over the collective memory of Vichy France.

Mark Clapson considers that suburbia holds the key to recent history on both sides of the Atlantic.

Elaine Murphy looks at the two families who dominated the private provision of care for the insane in London in the early 19th century.

Jason Tomes looks at the reign of King Zog.

Thomas S. Garlinghouse discusses the slow acceptance of archaeological evidence for sophisticated civilisation in pre-Columbian North America

Nicholas Soteri unearths the age-old roots of the Catholic-Orthodox divide.

Duncan Wilson looks at the history of the Strand site.

Gillian Mawrey looks at the Scottish prizewinners for historic garden conservation and restoration

September 8th, 1051

Isabel Hariades traces her life in history publishing back to a rich education in Edinburgh and Greece.

President William McKinley was shot at a public reception during the Pan-American Exposition in the city of Buffalo on September 6th, 1901.

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