Volume 58 Issue 6 June 2008

Mark Bryant examines how cartoonists saw the most traumatic years of American history.

James Barker reveals how parsimony and muddle in Whitehall in the first years of the British Mandate in Palestine almost led to disaster in August 1929.

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke look at the ways ordinary people responded to  religious changes within their places of worship from the Reformation to the Restoration.

Anthony Aveni explains how the people planning great monuments and cities, many millennia and thousands of miles apart, so often sought the same inspiration – alignments with the heavens.

The treaties that ended the first part of the second Opium War were signed on June 26th and 27th, 1858.

Robert Kennedy was assassinated on June 6th, 1968, in Los Angeles, California.