History Today eBook: The Second World War

Michael Crowder

The First Meeting of the London County Council in the County Hall Spring Gardens, 1889 by Henry Jamyn Brooks

LCC housing architects and their work between 1893 and 1914, by Michael Crowder

'More like sovereign heads of state than servants of the same British Crown' - the rivalry and 'diplomacy' of imperial proconsuls hampered the creation of Nigeria between 1900 and 1914.

Taken from two eight-volume enterprises marking the coming of age of African history, Michael Crowder looks at the African reactions to the European colonial presence, rather than with the doings of the Europeans themselves.

Citadelle Laferrière aerial view from an Army UH-60 Black Hawk during Operation Unified Response

Michael Crowder looks at a 19th century Haitian jewel.

Michael Crowder looks back over 30 years of history publishing