In the light of genetic engineering today, Nicholas Russell explores how the thoroughbred racehorse has changed in history.
Volume 39 Issue 1 January 1989
Roy Macnab examines the ongoing debate on the two Frances of 1940 – epitomized on the one side by Petain and de Gaulle on the other – in the light of an heroic Cavalry stand against the German Blitzkrieg.
Andrew Selkirk reviews the shortlist
Attracting businesses for Brussels heritage exhibitions
Prospero's island in The Tempest but also one of the first jewels in England's overseas crown: C. Walton Brown looks at the importance of 17th-century Bermuda.
Ann Hills explores the Yemen Arab Republic's unique historic capital.
Michael Houses looks at the grievances and history of the troubled Middle East country.
Ian Seymour looks at the involvement of Elizabeth I's astrologer in matters of state, and his diplomatic intrigues on the Continent on the eve of the Armada.
Aram Bakshian Jr. and Geoffrey D. Schad look at the Indian state of Hyderabad from the 18th century to the last days of the British Raj, and at its rulers who echoed the glories of the Mughal court.
John M. MacKenzie looks at a legendary railway station.