Chris Wrigley, President of the Historical Association, tells of the new campaign to make history freely available to all who wish to study it.
Volume 48 Issue 7 July 1998
Penny Young reveals the recent archaeological finds on the Gaza Strip.
Richard Vinen questions whether the recently convicted Maurice Papon was charged with the correct crime.
The social, sexual and demonic power of women was an important theme in the popular print of Germany and the Low Countries in the 16th century, as Julia Nurse shows.
In 1898 a French expedition struggled from the mouth of the Congo to southern Sudan, only to have their plans thwarted by the British. Sarah Searight revisits the Fashoda incident.
A 19th-century French novelist’s vision of the future included not just television, air transport and women in the workplace, but also biological warfare and population crises. Robert Hendrick examines the predictions of Albert Robida.
Jean Wilson recounts the fascinating tale behind the stone pillar erected by Anne Clifford, Countess of Pembroke, on a roadside in Cumbria.
Roger Hennessy tells of a hundred years of investigation, imagination and speculation about life on Mars.
Richard Cavendish marks the anniversary of an important victory for the Habsburg empire, on July 25th, 1848.
The first chancellor of the German Empire died on July 30th, 1898, aged 83.