Colin Smith recounts the Allied invasion of French North Africa, which commenced on November 8th, 1942.
Volume 62 Issue 11 November 2012
Judith Flanders applauds Jerry White’s analysis of poverty in North London, first published in History Today in 1981.
Penelope J. Corfield proposes a new and inclusive long-span history course – the Peopling of Britain – to stimulate a renewed interest in the subject among the nation’s secondary school students.
James Barker describes the impact of an SOE mission in wartime Greece 70 years ago this month to demolish the Gorgopotamos railway bridge.
Gyanesh Kudaisya considers how the Sino-Indian war of 1962 has shaped relations between Asia’s two largest nations.
For three generations one Calcutta family pioneered cultural, political and social advance, making a profound mark on Indian modernity, says Chandak Sengoopta.
The great English king was born on November 13th, 1312.
The first commercially successful machine gun emerged on November 4th, 1862.
The erudite courtier, and inventor of the flush water closet, died on November 20th, 1612.
The battle of the Milvian Bridge in October 312 has attained legendary status as the moment when the Emperor Constantine secured the future of Christianity in Europe. But the real turning point, argues Michael Mulryan, took place a few months earlier.