Volume 37 Issue 12 December 1987

New York 1865

Gregor Dallas tells how the transition from small-town to metropolis brought enormous problems and pressures to the Big Apple. 

Edmund Burke: History, Politics and Polemic

The first of the Romantic historians or a disgruntled propagandist of counter-revolution? Jeremy Black investigates how far Edmund Burke was a child of his times and had a political rather than an academic vocation.