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Volume 42 Issue 11 November 1992

Paul Dukes surveys how historians of 1900 viewed their pasts and the prospects of the 20th century.

Peter Wickham surveys a little-known example of Modern Movement Architecture.

Michael Burleigh on the origins of Volkswagen. 

The Brontes and the town of Haworth in Yorkshire, where they lived, are knitted inseparably in the popular imagination but, as Michael Baumber explains, it was not just literary genius but also religious revivalism that the parsonage spawned in this period.

Michael Leech on a Tudor revival in the East End

Ingrid Scobie tells the story of the infamous 1950 campaign that set Richard Nixon on his path to the White House, and ended the political career of his remarkable woman opponent, Helen Douglas.

Robert Thorne discusses 19th-century London on show in Germany

Merlin Waterson looks at how the newly-independent Estonia is recovering its heritage.

The debate over the role of women in the Anglican church continues to rage in the UK. A historical look at the role of women in Christianity is presented.

Why did the whole of Marshal Petain's fleet go to the bottom of Toulon harbour in November 1942? Anthony Clayton uncovers a tale of amour propre in this 50th anniversary account.

Robert Garland draws on both mythology and accounts of everyday life to probe attitudes to physical misfortune in the classical era.