Philip Lyndon Reynolds considers the battle between faith and reason in approaching a key subject of human existence.
Volume 51 Issue 6 June 2001
Richard Godfrey previews the Gillray exhibition at Tate Britain this summer.
Robert Bickers reviews the legacy of the 1900 uprising.
Michael Hunter tells how a mysterious phenomenon in the Highlands sparked a debate between scientific virtuosi and urban sceptics, in an episode that helps shed light on the vexed issue of ‘the decline of magic’.
Andrew McCulloch draws attention to an important omission from a recent television reconstruction on 1940s London
Robert A. Lambert explains the problems arising from a nature conservation success as part of our series on History and the Environmment.
Simon Craig finds that bribery scandals in cricket are nothing new and that even Englishmen are not incorruptible.
Richard Cavendish explains how the Act of Settlement, signed by William III on June 12th, 1701, brought the Hanoverian dynasty to the throne.
David Johnson looks at the art of Sayers and Gillray and the role of pictorial satire in the destruction of a government.