Family favourites: Jean Wilson sifts through group portraits and monuments for clues as to whether relationships were intimate or remote in early modern England.
Volume 43 Issue 6 June 1993
Alan Clinton considers the legendary Resistance fighter Jean Moulin, the memory of whose fate still makes waves in France today.
Chris Springer looks at how the Confederate Flag has become a symbol of 20th-century rebellion.
Tony Aldous examines the case of a wind farm which is threatening the archaeological site of Mynydd y Gwair in Wales.
Richard Cavendish storms the heights of Victorian Francophobia with the Palmerston Forts Society.
Michael Paris looks at how science fiction and popular literature shaped personal prejudices and political agendas about 'destruction from the skies'.
Ann Hills looks at a little-known treasure trove: the archives of London Zoo.
What made medieval monks laugh? Edward Coleman looks at humour, holy men and the sub-texts of comment in 12th-century England.
Missing person or ritual murder? Richard Rathbone probes a cause célèbre from an age of colonial and tribal transition.