Volume 42 Issue 9 September 1992

Mark Brayshay draws on his recent archival research to present this upbeat view of how news travelled in Early Modern Europe.

An international exhibition run by the Swedish Royal Armoury on Tournaments and the Dream of Chivalry.

Nicholas Russell finds 17th-century conspicuous consumption in the Garden of England.

Robin Bruce Lockhart looks at the Anglophile his father knew and discusses new theories on how he died and why.

Louis Kleber tells the story of how a small group of Spanish friars dotted the west coast of America with outposts of their impact on the native populations they co-opted into their settlement.

Richard Overy examines how technological advances in the air and on the road gave society a jump-start at the end of the nineteenth century.

How did feudal warlords acquire good breeding and the refinements of culture? David Crouch looks beyond the images of Hollywood and Sir Walter Scott in a revealing new study of how manners and mores developed in the early Middle Ages

Ann Hills on the management schemes of the Countryside Commission

Max Beloff looks at what he (and other historians) got wrong (and right) about the future 50 years ago.

Ian Fitzgerald on an appeal aimed to save Croatia's historical past