Bernard Porter suggests that this is fast becoming the age of the spurious historical parallel.
Volume 34 Issue 8 August 1984
Robert Poole examines the continuity over centuries of a tradition in northern England.
Walter Minchinton discusses the rise of buildings used for ammunition manufacture.
David Harvey explores the most influential titles on women in Ancient Greece.
The murder of young Edmund de Pashley uncovered a family feud that illuminates the realities of late-medieval crime.
Frouke Wieringa considers the life of a great prince in the sixteenth century and the fluctuations in his fortunes during the Dutch Revolt
The European images of Argentina are complex, and mirror profound debates about nationalism and universalism, popular and elite culture.
In Paris in the 1730s, a group of printing apprentices tortured and ritually killed all the cats they could find. What does this macabre story tell us about the culture and society of eighteenth-century France?