Nicholas Russell on environment lessons from development history
Volume 40 Issue 3 March 1990
Damien Gregory explores jerry-building at Hampton Court
Paul Cartledge reconstructs the prison and execution-site of Socrates
Michael Leech discusses the paper tigers and fragile history of Princeton University's collection.
C.C. Aronsfeld on Jewish exodus and persecution, 800 years after the massacre in York
'The greatest Instances of publick Spirit the Age has produced', but confessional strife between Anglicans and Nonconformists, as well as the bitter battles of Whigs and Tories, was the stimulus for an educational programme for the poor. Craig Rose investigates.
Sentiment, profit and commercial laissez-faire bound the merchants of England's busiest port ever closer to the rebel confederacy across the Atlantic after 1861. John D. Pelzer explains how and why.
When money for Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists began to dry up in the late 1930s, he turned to novel schemes for fund-raising. James and Patience Barnes recount the intriguing story.