Volume 52 Issue 3 March 2002
James Walvin reviews current ideas about the vast network of slavery that shaped British and world history for more than two centuries.
Stephen Brumwell discusses attitudes towards Veterans in mid-Georgian Britain, and the provisions made for them.
Lucinda Lambton finds her namesake, and much more, in deepest Mississippi.
The treaty that temporarily ended hostilities between France and Britain during the Revolutionary Wars was signed on March 25th, 1802.
Richard Cavendish marks the anniversary of Sherlock Holmes' most famous case, March 25th, 1902.
Karen Jones examines the significance of the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park.
Helen Rappaport charts the early efforts of campaigning women to outlaw war.
Alun Munslow argues that the centrality of narrative to history undermines empirical views of the subject.
The Cuban leader seized power in a military coup on March 10th, 1952.
Duncan Anderson reflects on the Falklands War twenty years on.
Robert Lewis looks at the historical evidence contained within the daguerreotypes taken during the 1849 Gold Rush.
Valerie Holman describes the little-known role played by the cartoonist Kem in assisting the British propaganda effort aimed at Iran.
Continuing our series on History and the Environment, Thomas Dunlap explores the development of quasi-religious environmentalism in North America.
Richard Smith pays tribute to the late Peter Laslett.
Medieval ideas about population and the family; working-class reading; reconstruction drawings of medieval sites; aerial photographs of Iron Age remains; Egyptian hieroglyph tutors; rehabilitation of the reputation of a 14th-century lady; film of Iwo Jima. Work of many different kinds, on this very diverse list of subjects, is celebrated in the annual History Today awards.
Charlotte Crow examines the restoration of Southwell Workhouse, the latest project from the National Trust.