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Volume 52 Issue 7 July 2002

The third Marquess of Salisbury resigned on 11 July 1902.

King Farouk was 32 when he lost his throne on 26 July 1952.

Richard Cavendish describes how The Battle of the Golden Spurs, known also as the Battle of Courtrai was fought on July 11, 1302, near Kortijk in Flanders.

Richard Cavendish describes how The Battle of the Golden Spurs, known also as the Battle of Courtrai was fought on July 11, 1302, near Kortijk in Flanders.

Anna Keay describes how the Crown Jewels were dispersed and destroyed in 1649, and then reconstructed in 1661.

Malcolm Vale argues that the spectacular culture of the early modern court had its origins in the medieval princely household.

Andrew Ross reconsiders the reputation – both contemporary and historical – of the Scottish missionary and explorer.

Paul Dukes looks back at the life and career of Professor John Erickson.

Gordon Corera investigates the events of summer 1938 in Jenin.

Peter Furtado and Michael Leamann remember the late Michael Camille.

Peter Mandler argues that academic historians have a crucial contribution to make to the nation’s cultural life.

Tim Grady explores life for the teachers and students in a Bavarian university in the 1920s and 1930s.

David Hayton introduces the latest instalment in the History of Parliament series.

Daniel Snowman meets the historian of British culture from William Morris, via Bloomsbury, to the Beatles.

Juliet Gardiner assesses the worth of ‘television history’ and pinpoints the value of ‘reality history’.

Cherry Barnett examines Godfrey Kneller's portrait of a young Chinese convert.

William Clarance explores the origins and complexities of the Sri Lankan Civil War.