Jonathan Steinberg reveals his fondness for facts, the underpinnings of history.
Volume 33 Issue 5 May 1983
In the second of our article on Governing the Capital, Ian Doolittle argues that it was during the great reforming Liberal ministry of Gladstone in 1880-85, that the City of London came nearest to being voted out of existence
Ivan Roots surveys the historiography of the Cromwellian régime.
Until 1883, the Football Association Cup was won every year by former public schoolboys. As Christopher Andrew shows here, at the Cup Final that May, a working-class team from Lancashire snatched the honours from the Old Etonians.
Roderick Floud continues our special feature on the Industrial Revolution with a look at the impact of industrialisation on the British people.
R.J. Morris begins the second part of our special feature on the Industrial Revolution, asking what were the effects of the Industrial Revolution on class and class consciousness in Britain?
John Kellett asks whether new proposals for the government of London in the 1880s would have created an enclave of revolution and radicalism in England, as had been the case in France in 1871.
Tony Mason considers the history of sport.
K.Z. Cieszkowski on the visual chronicler of scentific and industrial developments in the 18th century Midlands.