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Volume: 60 Issue: 3

Contents of History Today, March 2010

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Taylor Downing reviews a selection of books about the revolutions in Europe in 1989.

A couple of books on the collapse of Communism in 1989 are reviewed by Archie Brown.

Arietta Papaconstantinou reviews Giusto Traina's overview of an 'ordinary' year a half-century before the fall of Rome.

In 1959 Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba after a masterly campaign of guerrilla warfare. Drawing on this success, Castro and his followers, including Che Guevara...

In the 15th century, Cyriacus of Ancona journeyed in search of the Mediterranean’s Classical past. In so doing, he laid the groundwork for the 18th-century Grand...

Jeremy Black reviews a book by Dan Snow.

Juliet Gardiner reviews a DVD about British government propaganda during the Second World War.

Paul Lay on the winner of the Longman Pearson / History Today Book of the Year Award for 2009.

Objects loaded with the history of the Troubles are scattered around Belfast, but sensitivity means the debate about how and where to exhibit them rumbles on, says...

Andrew Robinson reviews a British Library exhibition.

Joanna Bourke reviews a book by Ana Carden-Coyne.

Kate Williams reviews a work by Dominic Lieven.

Janet Dickinson on a book by Kevin Sharpe.

Archie Brown discusses the contributions of historians to the understanding of Communism and why it failed.

Janet Hartley reviews a couple of Early Modern-themed releases.

David Cesarani reviews a work by Mary-Kay Wilmers.

David Rooney introduces a book on early mapping.

Taylor Downing reviews a runner-up in the 2009 Longman-History Today Book of the Year Award.

Rohan McWilliam on a book about British policing by Clive Emsley.

Miri Rubin reviews the runner-up in the 2009 Longman-History Today Book of the Year Award.

Susan E. Whyman's book on letter-writing is reviewed by James Daybell.

Leo Hollis visits the History Today archive to find an...

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