New College of the Humanities

Volume 41 Issue 7 July 1991

Martin Evans has tracked down and interviewed many of those who helped the Algerian FLN - and outlines here the links between the experience of resistance to the Nazis and the struggle against colonial rule.

Trevor Fisher takes a fresh look at 1066 and All That and finds it a text for the times.

Ann Hills on celebrations of the Falkland Islands' maritime history

Jackie Latham compares Victorian and current school inspection theories for history and other subjects

Harvey Kaye cautions against too-hurried a dispatch of Marx's class and sociological insights to the 'dustbin of history'.

Devon's sixteen-sided 'round house'

During the Pacific War Japanese attempts to crack battlefront communications were frustrated by a dedicated band of native Americans stationed with the Marine Corps and transmitting in a Navajo code. Lynn Escue tells this hitherto little-known story.

The ambiguous nature of the Reformation settlement in England has often taxed historians. Diarmaid MacCulloch casts a critical eye over the evidence for a 16th-century half-way house between Catholic and Protestant.

John Crossland uncovers a conspiracy of silence from the records of Britain's First World War court-martial victims.