Taylor Downing on the effects of the Great War on Middle Eastern history.
Volume 33 Issue 4 April 1983
Donald Watt cautions against a history which abandons the study of historical realities in favour of intellectual abstractions.
Although there has always been a public eager to read or hear the narration of past events, the 'History Men' - scholars writing professional history based on original sources - are a relatively new breed.
Francis Robinson explains how his perception of Islam is reflected in his book, Atlas of the Islamic World since 1500 (Phaidon, 1982).
The Industrial Revolution was one of the greatest discontinuities in history. It still generates lively debate. Why did it begin in Britain when it did? How quickly and decisively did it transform industrial technology, class relations and living standards? These are the questions tackled in the special feature by Duncan Bythell on the Industrial Revolution this month and next.
Martin Daunton explores 19th century production on both sides of the Atlantic.
Barrie Trinder examines the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.
Patriotism, propaganda, profit - Anthony Tuck finds that these were the motives that led Englishmen to fight in France.
Christopher Read explores the historiography of Russia under Joseph Stalin.