A reflection on the life of this great historian, who died in April 2000.
Volume 50 Issue 8 August 2000
The remains of the Roman fort of Segedunum, marking the eastern end of Hadrian’s wall and its new interpretation centre.
Richard Monte looks at the history and heritage on show in Kracow, one of the European Cities of Culture 2000.
Sarah Searight finds that, in the past as in the present, Caspian oil has produced political conflict as well as economic development.
John Marriott looks at attitudes to the London poor since the 17th century.
History Today’s review of current trends in historical study at British universities.
David Chandler describes his first encounters with matters military that led him to abandon his plans to join the clergy to become a military historian.
The soldier who liberated South America died on August 17th, 1850.
William II of England was killed while hunting in the New Forest, on 2 August 1100.
The truth of the events of 5 August 1600 will likely remain unknown.