With the final collapse of the Soviet Union on December 1st, 1991, and with the new openness promised by Mikhail Gorbachev well under way, the release to historians of files, photographs and film strips held in the Soviet state archives seemed a very real possibility.
Volume 52 Issue 9 September 2002
Dean Juniper shows the power of a ‘green’ Victorian pressure group in action.
The French writer died on 29 September 1902.
The country skipped ahead 11 days on September 2nd, 1752.
Terence Zuber argues that the German army’s rigid plan for a quick victory in France in 1914 was a postwar fabrication.
Glenn Richardson explores the talents and fortune of the 16th-century French courtier who served five kings.
David Johnson reconsiders the nature of the peace treaty between Britain and France and the tarnished reputation of prime minister Addington.
The skirmish between the Douglases and the Percies took place on September 14th, 1402.
Penny Young uncovers prehistoric rock art in Luxor.
David Ellwood argues that the attempts of British politicians to copy an American ‘role model’ are likely to fail.