Jan Read describes how, between 1830 and 1840, two very different English travellers each produced a vivid account of Spanish scenes and personalities.
Volume 24 Issue 6 June 1974
Anthony Warner introduces one of the finest British engravers of coins and medals; baptized in the French Church, Threadneedle Street, on April 26th, 1618.
J.F. Battick and N.C. Klimavicz describe a parliamentary dispute over Cromwell’s statue.
During the War of the Spanish Succession the Austrian commander marched westward from the Alps across Italy to win a remarkable battle.
To deal with revolutionary violence and social unrest, writes Patricia Wright, the Tsar granted one of his generals almost dictatorial powers.
Arnold Whitridge explains how a group of instinctively conservative, wealthy gentlemen led the American people to an unlikely victory in war and a miraculous nationhood.
Andrew Johnson’s impeachers failed by one vote to win the two-thirds majority needed in the Senate.