Denis Judd questions the role of Empire in defining Britain’s identity in relation to Europe and the rest of the world.
Volume 49 Issue 4 April 1999
News of an exhibition of wall-painting that will travel around the country.
Britain's relationship with the sea presented at the re-opened National Maritime Museum.
Robert Garland investigates the ancient origins of the calendar and time-keeping systems of the Western world.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was founded on April 4th, 1949.
The Hungarian Diet issued its manifesto for independence on 14 April 1849.
Vladimir Batyuk describes how the Gorbachev reforms, and the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and Soviet Union, changed Moscow’s view of the world.
Alfio Bernabei discovers evidence of a plot to kill the Italian dictator in the early 1930s.