Volume 1 Issue 4 April 1951

Arnold N. Shimmin pays an historical visit to the inventive Yorkshire city.

Julian Huxley traces the development of writing and language, and expounds on its meaning for humanity.

A.P. Ryan introduces the Grand Old Man of the nineteenth century Conservative Party.

Henry Bashford looks back at the birth of one of modern medicine's pillars.

F.M. Godfrey describes the life of an important late medieval painter of royal subjects.

A.H. Burne assesses the achievements of the leading generals of the first English Civil War.

Arthur Waley profiles life and ideas in the 3rd century Chinese capital at the time of its capture and destruction by Huns.

Maurice Collis visits the former Dutch and Portuguese port colony.