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Volume: 53 Issue: 2

Contents of History Today, February 2003

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Richard Carwardine describes the new library dedicated to Abraham Lincoln.

Peter Furtado provides an insight into the life and career of Max Beckmann.

Penny Young provides the background to the debate surrounding Romania's proposed Dracula theme park.

Matthew Stewart discusses Peter Weir's 1981 cinematic tour de force, and what it tells us about the ANZAC myth.

Jeremy Black reminds us of the importance of two of Britain’s less well-loved monarchs.

Roy Beck considers the historical and moral dimensions of the latest attempt to put Jackson, and the American Civil War itself, on the big screen.

Patrick O’Brien reviews history reviewers, finds them wanting and recommends reform.

Peter Furtado reveals recent history book winners.

Alan Marshall recounts the tale of the men who tried to assassinate Oliver Cromwell.

Stephen K. Roberts traces the development and examines the legacy of a unique educational institution.

James I. Robertson, Jr. looks at the man behind the legendary Confederate hero.

Elizabeth of York was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until her death on February 11th, 1503.

The man who gave his name to the notorious killing machine died on February 26th, 1903

The taking of Kano by the West African Frontier Force, on February 3rd 1903, signalled the end of the Muslim fundamentalist Fulani empire in northern Nigeria....

Alister McGrath on heavenly visions throughout the ages.

Christine Riding looks at British reaction to the French tragedy at sea immortalised in Géricault’s masterpiece 'The Raft of the Medusa'.

Andrew Mendelsohn outlines the attractions of a fast-growing an popular field of study.


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