Volume 46 Issue 7 July 1996

Peter Furtado reviews Ridley Scott's new Crusades epic.

What did ordinary people in Nazi-controlled Austria really think about their native-born Führer, Adolf Hitler? Tim Kirk opens a window on a unique record of public opinion – a Gestapo equivalent of 'Mass Observation' in 30s Britain.

Gordon Miller looks at the 18th-century American philosopher, who influenced the transcendentalists and other 'green prophets'.

Robert Buckley explores the access for people with disabilities to historical sites

Barry Doyle reflects the reinvention of Labour as ‘New Labour’ in the political sphere.

Fernando Gonzales de Leon discusses why young aristocrats were less than keen to fight for his Most Catholic Majesty.

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto on unsung heroes, Nobel's odyssey and reinventing history (and oneself)

An insight into how Belgium has used lottery funds to bring medieval status back to life.

Michael Leech investigates the Smithsonian, a national landmark in America.

The landscape and green spaces that the British planted in India are not only aesthetic delights but also an insight into their self-image and that of the sub-continent they ruled, argue Charles and Caroline Carlton.