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Volume: 54 Issue: 7

Contents of History Today, July 2004

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B.J. Copeland and Diane Proudfoot recall the contribution to the war effort in 1939-45 of the British computer scientist.

Paul Cartledge goes in search of the elusive personality of the world’s greatest hero.

Andrew Chugg pinpoints the Emperor’s long-lost tomb.

Daniel Snowman meets the celebrated telly-don and historian of 17th-century Holland, 18th-century France and America, all of British history and much else besides...

Matthew Stewart traces the roots of the Greco-Turkish war of 1921-22, and the consequent refugee crisis, to the postwar settlements of 1919-20.

Richard English argues that historians have a practical and constructive role to play in today’s Ulster.

Alan Ereira, producer of many broadcast historical documentaries and presenter of a new series on the Kings and Queens of England for UKTV History, explains why...

The Scottish king fought Malcolm Canmore on July 27th, 1054.

Alexander Wilkinson considers what the French made of the controversial royal who played a pivotal role in the French wars of religion, both as Queen of Scots and...

Peter Furtado introduces the July 2004 issue of History Today.

Museum director Duncan Robinson reintroduces the famous Cambridge museum that has undergone some major developments in recent months.

Robert Hume investigates the first of the major railway disasters in Britain, which took the lives of over thirty people in a collision in North Wales.

The Republican Party was founded on July 6th, 1854.

July 21st, 1904

Michael Leech visits the city that is celebrating the anniversary of the marriage of Mary Tudor and the future Philip II of Spain, 450 years ago this month.

Valentine Fallan offers a new look at a once-derided source for the Norman Conquest.

David Bates introduces the summer’s major historical conference.

Geoff Quilley shows how the work of Hodges, official artist on Cook’s second voyage and subject of a major exhibition opening this month at the National Maritime...

June Purvis reviews two books.

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