Jeffrey Green argues that to ignore the diverse black presence in Britain prior to the 1940s is to perpetuate a distorted view of British history
Volume 50 Issue 10 October 2000
Simon Young recounts the history of the long-forgotten British Celt colony off the Galician coast
Leah Marcus shows the Tudor queen to have been a mistress of the English language as much as of the English people.
Joan Perkin tells the rags-to-riches story of Harriet Mellon, the actress who married the banker Thomas Coutts.
Daniel Snowman meets the biographer of Tudors and Stuarts, and the author of The Weaker Vessel and The Gunpowder Plot.
Perry Biddiscombe traces the historical background to the contemporary neo-Nazi and skinhead violence in Germany.
Juliet Gardiner former editor of History Today, describes the first steps on her path to becoming a historian.
John F.M. Clark looks at the changing fortunes of the house sparrow
The ‘People’s Liberation Army’ crossed into Kham, the eastern province of Tibet, on 7 October 1950.
Allan Macinnes investigates the state of the islands at a crucial moment in British state formation.