Volume 37 Issue 3 March 1987

Roads to Ruins

Keith Nurse explores how archaeologists have managed to gain financial funding for excavations from the Department of Transport.

Troops & Trade Unions, 1919

Attempts by returning First World War servicemen to unionise were portrayed in intelligence reports as part of a sinister Bolshevik prelude to revolution in Britain.

Classes and the Masses in Victorian England

Despite the aspirations of Disraeli and others for 'one nation', the dynamics and disparities of Victorian society inexorably sharpened the sense of class identity and its verbal expression.

The Reformation and the Red Light

Nicholas Orme shows how Catholic and Protestant reformers alike campaigned rigorously against medieval attitudes to prostitution which were far less restrictive and oppressive than is often supposed.