Michael Rapport describes the last days of the old Revolutionary regime and the circumstances leading to the young general’s triumph at the coup of 18-19 Brumaire.
Volume 48 Issue 1 January 1998
The author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was born on January 27th, 1832.
January 30th, 1948
Angela Morgan traces the recovery of a Saxon horse and rider, recently discovered in Suffolk.
The Sicilian Uprising of January 12th, 1848 was the first of several European revolutions.
Robert Bruce asks if China has refound Confucius.
Michael Leech previews the Jan van Eyck exhibition at the National Gallery.
Tony Aldous reports on the latest developments in archaeological practice.
Michael Broers explores the measures and restrictions imposed by Napoleon on his many subjects and how, within the boundaries of the Empire, they responded to his rule.
Martin Dedman recalls the background to European Monetary Union.