Volume 34 Issue 2 February 1984


Arthur Marwick teaches some history lessons from the Open University.

Bendigo The Boxer

Krzysztof Z. Cieszkowski examines the life of the 19th-century prize pugilist-turned-preacher, William Thompson.

Room at the Top

Rosemary Day considers Oxford and Cambridge in the Tudor and Stewart age

America and the Americas

Breaking away from the limited perspectives of American history long prevalent in Britain, Alistair Hennessy contributes to a clearer understanding of historical processes which have too often been considered as unique to the United States.

Jinnah and the Making of Pakistan

The ability of Jinnah to unite a series of political expediencies with the popular appeal of Islam to demand a separate state for the Muslim people, has brought him the accolade 'the founder of Pakistan'.