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Volume 48 Issue 10 October 1998

On 24 October 1648, the Treaty of Westphalia was signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War.

The Morris Minor was launched at the British Motor Show of 1948, which opened at Earl's Court on October 27th.

The Morris Minor was launched at the British Motor Show of 1948, which opened at Earl's Court on October 27th.

A Jewish-born Carmelite nun murdered at Auschwitz and due to be canonised by the Pope in October, is claimed to have been betrayed to the Nazis by a high-ranking Benedictine monk.

Daniel Snowman writes about the new Director of the Institute of Historical Research and author of books on aristocracy, class and the monarchy.

Dirk Bennett describes the crowded religious calendar of pagan Rome, and the spiritual market place in which Christianity had to fight for domination.

Dick Geary on the voting patterns of the German people in the crucial years that brought Hitler to power.

David Ellwood shows how the US fought for the people of Europe with an Americanised vision of their future.

October 1st, 1918

Patricia Fara investigates how the many paintings, prints and cartoons of Joseph Banks, botanist, explorer and scientific administrator, influenced public attitudes to science in the early 19th century.

Kenneth O. Morgan finds that New Labour stands firmly in the mainstream of British political history.

Taylor Downing introduces one of the most ambitious television history series of recent years, financed by Turner Broadcasting.

The British Library buys one of the most important manuscripts in England.