Volume 34 Issue 11 November 1984

Writing History

The experience and approach of a historian: Roger Lockyer on writing historical biography.

Refighting the Thirty Years’ War

Geoffrey Parker travels to Germany to revisit the sites of the 17th-century conflict that saw the decline of the Holy Roman Empire and Habsburgs.

Cultural Encounter - Islam in Java

For the past 600 years the island of Java has been the scene for the encounter of the two major cultural and religious traditions of the world.


Anthony Sutcliffe preaches a new historical positivism

1926: Social Costs of the Mining Dispute

In 1926 the mining dispute led to the General Strike. Chris Wrigley writes how the memory of the hardship of those months has left a permanent legacy of bitterness in industrial relations in the coal industry.