Volume 34 Issue 12 December 1984

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.

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.

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