Volume 36 Issue 3 March 1986

Anglo-Saxon art gave way to Romanesque under the Conqueror and his successors, but the change was more gradual and less one-sided than the political changes might lead us to suppose.

John D. Hargreaves discusses cultural reconstruction and its political implications.

'Rude, rough and lawless' was one view of the women and children employed on the land in Victorian England. But was theirs a harsher fate than work in the factory system?

Women were evaluated principally as child bearers and child rearers in the male-orientated world of ancient Greece, but not without dignity or compassion.

Tony Aldous on a Worcestershire town whose natural resources brought the Romans there.

Was the Protestant Church of Elizabeth the catalyst for a new patriotism, based on a special sense of English destiny and divine guidance?

J.J. West explores a major Tudor courtier house near Bristol

Ann Hills on a new pictoral, archival map for a historic Dorset parish

Paul Kennedy marks A.J.P. Taylor's 80th birthday this month by charting the tensions in the man and his writing - between views of history as 'accident' and 'grand design'.

Sarah Jane Checkland visits a 15th-century Wiltshire Manor House.

A history of wasted opportunity – prejudice, procrastination and fears of a British backlash hampered attempts to give the Indian Army a native officer corps between 1919 and 1939.

Intellectual sharpness and an aggressive building programme marked the Norman transformation of English monasticism.