Account of the life of the socialite Marguerite Blessington.
Volume 49 Issue 6 June 1999
Christabel Gurney describes the origins of the British movement to oppose apartheid.
Performed on 19 June 1899 at the St James's Hall in Piccadilly.
Obituary of the late Art and Production Editor of History Today
Akhbar Ahmed argues that the rise of Muslim fundamentalists means that Islamic leaders face a choice between moderation or militancy.
J.S. Hamilton weighs the evidence and concludes that Edward II and his notorious favourite were more than just good friends.
Raymond E Role explores the evolution of the intramural games that began in the Middle Ages and still flourish in Italy today.
David Chandler tells how Napoleon’s first battle with the British saved the vital port of Toulon – and opened the door to a glittering military career.
George Orwell's last novel was published on 8 June, 1949.