Volume 30 Issue 4 April 1980

King Arthur

Ronald Hutton shows how historians' perceptions of the legendary figure have changed over recent times.

The Trials and Death of Jesus

With this article Dr. J.K. Elliott concludes his series on the role of historical fact and prophetic tradition in the accounts of the life of Christ as recorded in the Gospels.

Guadeloupe 1799-1803: A Haiti Manque

After the French Revolution, the colony of Guadeloupe experienced many upheavals and was, for much of the time, virtually independent. Nevertheless it kept the French flag flying against both Americans and British, its garrison deriving much strength from its newly-freed slaves. When Napoleon came to power, the black population revolted the Black Consul’s racist policies. H.J.K. Jenkins retells the story.

Indochina in Turmoil

Vietnam's expansionism in Indochina during the 1970s had its roots in its pre-colonial past, argues Milton Osborne.