Stephen Usherwood recounts the lively reports sent from the goldfields of Yukon by Flora Shaw, the British journalist and writer, which began to appear in English newspapers in August 1898.
Volume 63 Issue 10 October 2013
The Parisian idol died on 11 October 1963.
The last Vietnamese emperor was born on October 22nd, 1913.
The great humanitarian organisation was founded on 29 October 1863.
As a new translation of the writings of the ‘father of history’ is published, Paul Cartledge looks at the methods of enquiry that make the Greek master such a crucial influence on historians today.
Hannah Greig reassesses a ground-breaking article, which proposed new ways of understanding Georgian radicalism.
Roger Hudson examines a photograph of July 1909, which captures the early 20th-century vogue for balloon racing.
Martin Evans explains the aims and origins of France’s national museum of immigration.
The army has been a player in the affairs of Egypt for at least 5,000 years, says Tom Holland.
October 2013 marks the 70th anniversary of the mass breakout from Sobibór death camp. Althea Williams recalls an extraordinary event that is today largely forgotten.