Volume 44 Issue 10 October 1994
Obedience, modesty, taciturnity – all hallmarks of the archetypal 'good woman' in colonial New England, But did suffering in silence invert tradition and give the weaker sex a new moral authority in the community? Martha Saxton investigates, in the first piece from a mini series examining women's social experience in the New World.
Cherry Barnett investigates the tiny colony of Macau located west of Hong Kong as Lisbon prepares to relinquish its title as 1994 European city of culture.
From martyred medieval saint through to 20th-century museum - Philippa Glanville unravels the enigmatic history of an object which opens a window onto England's religious turmoil.
Tony Aldous investigates the findings of researchers at Southampton University and colleagues at Amsterdam’s University academic centre into the effects of malnutrition of pregnant women on the health of their children in later life.
Richard Evans discusses the nature of the German Romanticism in the wake of a major new initiative on London's South Bank.
Cecilia O'Leary looks at how national identity was repaired following the fratricidal traumas of the American Civil War.
Keith Feldman explores the multi period sites in northern Israel dating from the Iron Age to the late Byzantine era.
Our seasonal round-up of the latest history titles from the publishing world catering for the general reader and specialist alike.
Michael Leech explores President Mitterland's visit to Burgundy to open a striking new museum on a wooded hillside.
Warwick Bray on a new illustrated edition of a colonial 'Domesday Book' for the Aztec world.