Volume 4 Issue 1 January 1954

Charles Dimont traces the establishment and development of Britain's South American dependency.

Bertha Katzenstein traces the footsteps of early Spanish and Mexican arrivals into California.

Between 1744 and 1767, the eldest son of a small Shropshire squire laid the foundations of what was to become the British Indian Empire. By Percival Spear.

C.H. Brown studies French imperial achievement in Morocco during the first half of the 20th century, as well as the nationalism with which it eventually came into conflict.

Nancy Mitford describes how Louis XV never talked politics out of the Council Chamber. Hunting was his only distraction until Madame de Pompadour introduced him to “plans and designs ... bibelots and stuffs ... gaiety and lightness.”

Julian Piggott, former British Commissioner in Cologne, tells the story, as he witnessed it, of the French attempt in 1923 to create a buffer state on their eastern frontier. The first part of this articles can be found here.

C.V. Wedgwood on the the links between the Stuart monarchy and its German relatives preceding, and throughout, the Civil War period.