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Volume: 52 Issue: 9

Contents of History Today, September 2002

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David Ellwood argues that the attempts of British politicians to copy an American ‘role model’ are likely to fail.

David Johnson reconsiders the nature of the peace treaty between Britain and France and the tarnished reputation of prime minister Addington.

Glenn Richardson explores the talents and fortune of the 16th-century French courtier who served five kings.

The French writer died on September 29th, 1902.

Victor Ambrus sketches a colourful picture of his route to the Time Team.

Panikos Panayi explores the conditions endured by the people of Osnabrück between 1929 and 1949.

John Lucas extols the pioneers who helped develop the parachute, two centuries ago.

Susan-Mary Grant looks at Florence Nightingale’s influence on medical care in the Crimea and the US Civil War.

Penny Young uncovers prehistoric rock art in Luxor.

Chris Wickham looks back upon the life of Rodney Hilton, medieval historian and co-founder of Past and Present.

With the final collapse of the Soviet Union on December 1st, 1991, and with the new openness promised by Mikhail Gorbachev well under way, the release to...

September 14th, 1402

The country skipped ahead 11 days on September 2nd, 1752.

Albert Axell recalls the era of the Japanese Kamikaze pilots, as the first anniversary of September 11th approaches.

Russell Chamberlin observes as Menorca celebrates the bicentennial of the Treaty of Amiens.

Terence Zuber argues that the German army’s rigid plan for a quick victory in France in 1914 was a postwar fabrication.

Dean Juniper shows the power of a ‘green’ Victorian pressure group in action.

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