Volume 37 Issue 6 June 1987
Paul Rich describes how the aggressive imperialism of the late Victorian age co-existed uneasily with the intellectual search for English 'roots' in a pre-industrial and mythical past.
The last 150 years have seen a chequered but eventually triumphant reintegration of Jews into a society whose heritage they helped to mould, says C.C. Aronsfeld
The Argentinian writer Borges described the combatants in the Falklands War as being like 'two bald men fighting over a comb.' But thirty years before, Britain and Argentina nearly came to blows over territory far more remote and inhospitable.
Ann Hills looks at the impact of the Derbyshire Historic Building Trust
Norman Bainbridge observes the 500th anniversary of a battle that ended the Wars of the Roses.
Keith Nurse on an urban archaeological undertaking in Blackfriars Bridge, London