Volume 53 Issue 6 June 2003

Delights in Docklands

Joanna Green profiles a new project in association with the Museum of London, that provides a showcase for the history of London’s docklands.

How A Man Differs From A Dog

Erica Fudge considers what it meant to be described as an animal in the 16th and 17th centuries, and what divided humans from the rest of creation.

Lincoln Green

Sir Patrick Cormack, long serving Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire and a passionate advocate of heritage and history, recalls his youthful affection for the churches of his native county.

London 1753 at the BM

Sheila O’Connell describes one of the key events in the British Museum’s 250th anniversary celebrations.

Marshal Zhukov,‘The Best of the Best’

In researching his ground-breaking new portrait of the man who commanded the Soviet defence to Hitler, Albert Axell spent time in Russia, interviewing people close to Zhukov including his two eldest daughters.

Nelson and Mission Command

Edgar Vincent analyses the spectacularly successful, and surprisingly modern, leadership strategy of Horatio Nelson.

The Theatre of War

Marius Kwint reveals long-standing connections between the military and thespian worlds.