Daniel Snowman on commerce and opera over fifty years at Covent Garden.
Volume 47 Issue 8 August 1997
Lucy Jayne Kamau looks at the competing versions of the nineteenth-century pioneer past that folk history and the heritage industry have forged.
Alex Barker on Harlem's cultural heyday.
A cabinet of curiosities or a medium for enlightening the general public? Patricia Fara looks at how debate over democratising scientific knowledge crystalised in the development of the newly-formed British Museum.
Ian Locke investigates an intriguing and little-known attempt to commandeer Third Reich assets as reparations - and its mixed results.
John Geipel on how the enforced diaspora of the slave trade shaped South America’s largest nation.
Richard Cavendish takes an indepth look into the history of Eastnor Castle.