W.H. Chaloner assesses the life and career of Ferdinand De Lesseps, the French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal.
Volume 6 Issue 10 October 1956
W.H. Chaloner offers a study in British railway engineering.
Jamaica, writes Morris Cargill, has been a British possession since the times of Cromwell.
At the end of the eighteenth century the Russians were in want of technologists. Eric Robinson describes how they turned for help to the engineering skills of Birmingham.
Always a staunchly independent race, Yorkshiremen made strenuous efforts to preserve their neutrality during the struggle between King and Parliament. By Austin Woolrych.
Deryck Abel assesses the challenges to, and abilities of, the various heads of the English church under Queen Elizabeth I.
Much malignant gossip has gathered around the enigmatic personality of the second Roman Emperor whose peaceful reign extended from AD 14 until AD 37.
Romney Sedgwick believes Lord Chatham used Lord Bute, the Princess, and her son, for his own purposes, attained them, and then kicked them down the ladder, which George III never could forget.