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In early 1907 the peasants of Romania rose up against feudal laws, wealthy landowners and the agents who kept them living in penury and servitude. Markus Bauer ...

History Today was launched in 1951, the year of the Festival of Britain. Barry Turner challenges Arthur Marwick’s impressions, first published in 1991, of the year that austerity Britain glimpsed a brighter future.

Volume: 61 Issue: 6 2011

Benjamin Zachariah helps to debunk the romantic 'Legend of the Mahatma'.

Issue: 69 2011

Ben Sandell examines the origins, influence and significance of a group of often misunderstood radicals.

Issue: 70 2011

What was it like to grow up in Nazi Germany in a family quietly opposed to National Socialism? Giles Milton describes one boy’s experience.

Volume: 61 Issue: 3 2011

Adam Hochschild looks at an unlikely pair of siblings whose high profile yet very different approach to the events of the early 20th century reflect a turbulent age.

Volume: 61 Issue: 6 2011

Chris Corin ressurects the life of a Soviet survivor whose remarkable and significant career deserves to be better known.

Issue: 70 2011

Robert Pearce has been pleasantly surprised at the quality of a new textbook.

Issue: 69 2011

Richard Almond describes how some rare wall paintings help shed light on medieval hunting.

Volume: 61 Issue: 4 2011

On a research trip to Moscow in the late 1990s, Deborah Kaple was given a package of papers by a former Gulag official who believed its contents would be of great interest to a western audience.

Volume: 61 Issue: 3 2011

At what point did it begin to matter what you wore? Ulinka Rublack looks at why the Renaissance was a turning point in people’s attitudes to clothes and their appearance.

Volume: 61 Issue: 1 2011

Fifty years ago a British film challenged widespread views on homosexuality and helped to change the law. Andrew Roberts looks at the enduring impact of Basil Dearden’s Victim.

Volume: 61 Issue: 10 2011

Richard Wilkinson finds much to enjoy in the opening volumes of a comprehensive new series on British social history.

Issue: 69 2011

History tells us that the West’s embrace of liberal values was not inevitable and is unlikely to last, says Tim Stanley.

Volume: 61 Issue: 8 2011

There is nothing new or exceptional about the recent English riots and they will have little long-term impact, argues Tim Stanley.

Volume: 61 Issue: 10 2011

Richard Cavendish describes the maiden voyage of the Queen Mary on May 27th, 1936.

Volume: 61 Issue: 5 2011

Jez Ross corrects misunderstandings about the origins and significance of disturbances in 1549.

Issue: 70 2011

In the light of current events in North Africa and the Middle East, David Motadel examines the increasing frequency of popular rebellions around the world.

Volume: 61 Issue: 4 2011

R.C. Richardson describes the fortunes of young women driven by poverty into domestic service in early modern England. A number fell victim to predatory masters and ended up with illegitimate children, only to be ejected form households into penury or, worse, executed for infanticide.

Volume: 60 Issue: 2 2010

A solution to the turmoil in the Middle East seems as far away as ever. But, says Martin Gilbert, past relations between Muslims and Jews have often been harmonious and can be so again.

Volume: 60 Issue: 8 2010

Helen Castor visits the History Today archive to find Maurice Keen's 1959 analysis of an important collection of family letters that offer an unparalleled insight into gentry life in 15th-century England.

Volume: 60 Issue: 7 2010

Sexually explicit jigs were a major part of the attraction of the Elizabethan, Jacobean and Restoration stage, as Lucie Skeaping explains. 

Volume: 60 Issue: 2 2010

The gulf between the religious ideals of US conservatives and those of the European Enlightenment is as wide as the Atlantic. Tim Stanley looks at the origins and the enduring legacy of the American revivalist tradition.

Volume: 60 Issue: 11 2010

As the daily life of Berlin's Jews became even more difficult under the Nazi regime, rumour and hearsay grew about the fate of those 'evacuated' to the east. How much, asks Roger Moorhouse, did ordinary Berliners know about the fate of their neighbours and was the Holocaust literally unimaginable to the German capital's ordinary citizens, Gentile or Jew?

Volume: 60 Issue: 9 2010

Dan Stone looks at how historians’ understanding of the Holocaust has changed since the end of the Cold War with the opening of archives that reveal the full horror of the ‘Wild East’.

Volume: 60 Issue: 7 2010

A century after the execution of Dr Crippen for the murder of his wife, Fraser Joyce argues that, in cases hingeing on identification, histories of forensic medicine need to consider the roles played by the public as well as by experts.

Volume: 60 Issue: 11 2010

Amanda Vickery’s new series on the 18th-century home is part of an enlightened new strategy from the BBC, writes Paul Lay.

Volume: 60 Issue: 11 2010

Early 17th century England saw the emergence of pirates, much romanticised creatures whose lives were often nasty, brutish and short. Adrian Tinniswood examines one such career.

Volume: 60 Issue: 5 2010

As Coronation Street celebrates half a century in the nation’s living rooms, Andrew Roberts looks at why an intensely parochial television series that has wilfully refused to acknowledge change is still going strong.

Volume: 60 Issue: 12 2010

In the 15th century, Cyriacus of Ancona journeyed in search of the Mediterranean’s Classical past. In so doing, he laid the groundwork for the 18th-century Grand Tour and today’s cultural holidays, as Marina Belozerskaya explains.

Volume: 60 Issue: 3 2010

Detective stories captured the imaginations of the British middle classes in the 20th century. William D. Rubinstein looks at the rise of home-grown writers such as Agatha Christie, how they mirrored society and why changes in social mores eventually murdered their sales.

Volume: 60 Issue: 12 2010

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