Volume 34 Issue 12 December 1984

David Englander describes the 1834 events and their relevance for the future of labour.

Roy Porter discusses the life of the 18th-century essayist and critic.

Paul Dukes analyses a number of books on the conflict.

Anne Summers looks at the status of one of the few professions open to women.

In Europe Philhellenism – the romantic desire arising from admiration of ancient Greece to further understanding of all things Greek – had its origins in the sixteenth and seventeenth-century.

Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history.

Roderick Floud puts the case for the Retention of Personal Records