Volume 37 Issue 3 March 1987
Despite the aspirations of Disraeli and others for 'one nation', the dynamics and disparities of Victorian society inexorably sharpened the sense of class identity and its verbal expression.
Attempts by returning First World War servicemen to unionise were portrayed in intelligence reports as part of a sinister Bolshevik prelude to revolution in Britain.
Michael Burleigh charts the career of one of the pillars of the German scholarly establishment under the Third Reich an invaluable middle-man in 're-educating' his pupils and massaging research to suit Nazi ideology.
Keith Nurse explores how archaeologists have managed to gain financial funding for excavations from the Department of Transport.
Nicholas Orme shows how Catholic and Protestant reformers alike campaigned rigorously against medieval attitudes to prostitution which were far less restrictive and oppressive than is often supposed.
John Mack takes a look at a current exhibition at the Museum of Mankind.
'Where's there's muck, there's money'...but there was also culture and patronage of the arts in nineteenth-century Manchester and Leeds. By Janet Wolff And Caroline Arscott.
A passion for self-improvement and enriched opportunity mark Lovett out as an archetypal Victorian – far more than a mere Chartist agitator.
Richard Rathbone takes a look at the first African colonial state to gain independence.
Annette Bingham explores an ancient Indus city’s fight against floods, which could jeopardise her archaeological history.
Ann Hills examines the reconstruction of Singapore's 19th-century buildings to accommodate tourism.