Jonathan Fenby asks why the greatest maritime tragedy ever to affect Britain was hushed up at the time and has remained a virtually untold story.
Volume 55 Issue 6 June 2005
The year 1915 saw the start of the Armenian genocide in Turkey. In his account of the complex historical background to these events Donald Bloxham focuses on the issue of great power involvement.
Bryan Ward-Perkins finds that archaeology offers unarguable evidence for an abrupt ending.
Richard Cavendish charts the life of the Italian nationalist Guiseppe Mazzini.
Ian Bottomley introduces an exhibition which reflects a special moment in Anglo-Japanese relations in the 17th century, echoed today by a unique loan arrangement between the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds and the Nikko Toshogu Shrine, resting place of the first significant Shogun.
Lawrence Freedman describes how he came to write the official history of the Falklands campaign and tells us what he learned from the experience.
Tim Harris explores the political spin, intolerance and repression that underlay Charles II’s relaxed image, and which led him into a deep crisis in 1678-81 yet also enabled him to survive it.
Richard Cavendish explains how Archbishop Scrope and Thomas Mowbray were executed on June 8th, 1405.
A rebellion erupted on the Russian battleship Potemkin on 14 June 1905.
Murray Watson looks at the historical roots of a phenomenon few commentators have noted: the sizeable English presence in Scotland.