Volume 45 Issue 8 August 1995
Richard Cavendish goes behind bars at the Beaumaris Gaol and Courthouse, Anglesey
Jeffrey Green describes the impact of a troupe of six 'dwarf savages' and what it reveals about social and racial attitudes of the time.
Larry Gragg recounts the attempts of a younger son to shake off his reputation in 17th-century Barbados.
Laurie Johnston explores the significance of public education in Cuba's efforts to forge a national identity in a period of US intervention.
Tower Museum, Londonderry
UN-designated celebration of the millennium of the Kyrgyz national epic 'Manas'
Sue Harper reveals how a swashbuckling tale of gypsy romance opens an unexpected window on 1940s women in Britain.
Tim Thornton explains how a complex legal case casts light on centralised royal power in Tudor England and its limitations.
Nigel Pearce marks the completion of a TV series spanning world history.
Alonzo Hamby considers Harry Truman's First World War experiences and explores the dilemmas that influenced his decision to drop atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.