Volume 20 Issue 9 September 1970
When Napoleon III withdrew his troops from Rome, writes John Quinlan, the unification of Italy was at last accomplished.
Edna Nixon describes how Mary Wollstonecraft became a passionate believer in the education of her own sex, having herself suffered intensely as a woman.
Evelyn Howe takes the reader on a visit to private play-houses and their players during the later eighteenth century.
As a minister in the German cabinets of 1921-2, writes David Felix, Rathenau faced formidable problems of post-war reconstruction.
Patrick Renshaw introduces an archetypal twentieth century figure: the American Trade Unionist who fled to Russia and who Comintern believed they could use to lead an American Bolshevik revolution.
After a difficult start, writes Elizabeth Linscott, the Pilgrims’ Colony gradually became self-supporting.
David Jones describes how romanized Gothic and Vandal leaders overran the capital of a declining Empire in the fifth century.
Sue Pyatt Peeler describes how, during the 1670s, a servant of the East India Company founded a flourishing city and port upon the western coast of India.