Pamela Vandyke Price offers us a draught of the ‘aromatised wine’ now familiar under the name of Vermouth.
Volume 25 Issue 12 December 1975
Joanna Richardson relates how, as Préfet de la Seine from 1853 until 1870, Haussmann superintended the rebuilding and enlargement of Paris.
Rodrigo de Vivero y Velasco, a Spanish administrator, composed an excellent account of Japan and its rulers after his unintended visit.
The King of Aragon was deeply involved in the religious wars of the thirteenth century in south-western France, writes Jan Read.
Scholar, humanist, aristocrat, Barbaro achieved distinction in many fields, and served the Venetian Republic well, as Alan Haynes records.
Allen Cabaniss revisists a war between the French and American Indians.
John Terraine observes how the British and French fleets crossed and re-crossed the Atlantic three months before Trafalgar.