One of the 20th century's deadliest volcanic eruptions took place on 8 May 1902.
Volume 52 Issue 5 May 2002
David Keys looks at the latest archaeological projects taking place in Sheffield and Liverpool.
On May 31st, 1902, the Peace of Vereeniging was signed, ending the Second Boer War between Britain and the two Afrikaner republics of Transvaal and the Orange Free State.
June Purvis explores the career of Emmeline Pankhurst.
Thomas Doherty examines a series of conflicts between left-wing artists and movie moguls at the time of Sergei Eisenstein's brief sojourn in Tinseltown in the 1930s.
Leslie Marchant sees the Opium Wars as a philosophical clash between two cultures and two notions of government and society.
Richard Pflederer evaluates a vital tool of the age of discovery.
Richard Cavendish marks the anniversary of a royal marriage, on May 18th, 1152.
May 6th, 1952
Russell Chamberlin assesses claims for the return of cultural treasures.