Volume 35 Issue 7 July 1985

Canadian Royalists

Visiting a country with a different relationship to history than one's own is a kind of time-travel, thinks Linda Colley on a recent lecture tour to the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.

Forging the Past

A spectre which haunts many historians, whether of art or of science, is the forgery.

The Lithuanians

It was not only the Jews who fled from Tsarist persecution in the late 19th century. Immigrants from Lithuania came to Scotland en route for the United States and many stayed.

The Jews

'A re-banished Jewry weeping beside the waters of Modern Babylon'. Between 1880 and 1914 the mass exodus of Jews from Russia and Poland fled hunger and persecution and came west.