This Month’s Magazine

In the November issue:

The Price of Life, The Postwar History of a Nazi Film, Margaret of Anjou, Pageants, Zimbabwe, the Kingdom of Alania.

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November 2020


Do You Padge?

With big costumes and bigger audiences, pageants were the pastime of choice in the early 20th century. 

Calling Home

What does a late 19th century fashionable London house name have in common with a medieval open-field system? 

The Price of Life

Africa’s continuing dependence on external credit is no accident. Today, it cripples the continent’s economy. From the 16th century, it funded the Atlantic slave trade.