Daniel Snowman meets the co-founder of the University of Sussex and doyen of Victorian history.
Volume 49 Issue 10 October 1999
October 31st, 1899
Jim Kelsey uncovers a unique Anglo-Saxon collection, enabled by a supportive local council.
Rose Tremain reveals how her fascination with the seventeenth century was the key that unlocked the world of her acclaimed historical novels.
John D. Grainger investigates the creation of C.S. Forester’s naval hero of the Napoleonic Wars - and identifies not one but two Hornblower originals.
Barbara Rogers ponders the question of when the British government knew of the true role of Auschwitz-Birkenau in the 'Final Solution'.
Revolutions and changes of dynasty seem to have happened with the regularity of clockwork on the island of Java. M.C. Ricklefs investigates.
Charles Baudelaire described Edgar Allan Poe's death, on October 7th, 1849, as 'almost a suicide, a suicide prepared for a long time'.
Rebuilding the Frauenkirche church which was destroyed in the 1945 Dresden bombings.