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Articles from History Today (October 1, 2002)

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A discovery by archaeologists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has turned back the clock on chess to reveal that Europeans were playing the game 500 years earlier than previously thought. (News). Brief Article 126
A little of Leonidas. (Letters). Goddard, Randall 431
Apocalypse: the great Jewish revolt against Rome, 66-73 CE; Neil Faulkner sees the destruction of Jerusalem and fall of Masada in the 1st century as the result of a millenarian movement that sought to escape the injustices of an evil empire. Faulker, Neil 4015
Asians in Britain: 400 Years of History. Bressey, Caroline 730
Desert warfare: Jo Woolley and David Smurthwaite of the National Army Museum look at Desert Warfare in the Second World War and more widely. Wolley, Jo; Smurthwaite, David 1632
El Alamein, the people's battle: Michael Paris describes the film record of the North African victory, and how the footage represents a tour de force in terms of wartime documentary and national effort. Paris, Michael 3572
English Heritage has released details of a 57 million [pounds sterling] project to redevelop the site of Stonehenge. (News). Brief Article 111
First British atomic bomb test: October 3rd, 1952. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard 467
Florida: front-line state in 1962: Mark Weisenmiller explains how, forty years ago, the `Sunshine State' played a pivotal role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. (Cross Current). Weisenmiller, Mark 1608
French connection: Philip Ziegler tells how a chance invitation to a Loire chateau set him en route to becoming a historical biographer. (Point of Departure). Ziegler, Philip 1415
God and the Normans: David Crouch reconsiders William I and his sons as men of genuine piety--as well as soldiers. Crouch, David 4088
Kazan falls to Ivan the Terrible: October 2nd, 1552. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard 532
Making Ireland British, 1580-1650. Jackson, Alvin 941
MI5, the security service, is to publish an official history to mark its centenary in 2009--opening its secret files dating back 100 years to the historian chosen to undertake the job. (News). Brief Article 109
Museum of the British Empire and Commonwealth. (Frontline). Prior, Katherine 1597
Music at the Horniman Museum. (Frontline). Vitmayer, Janet 1023
Natalie Zemon Davis: Daniel Snowman meets the historian of `Martin Guerre'. (Today's History). Snowman, Daniel Interview 2809
Ownership of the means of reproduction. (Letters). Chaplin, Julia 215
Round and about: October 2002. (Frontline). Calendar 1196
Seeing some black in the Union Jack: Craig Spence uncovers records of black and Asian sailors in the pictorial archives of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Spence, Craig 3080
St Deiniol's Library. (Frontline). Lewis, Annette 642
The birth of Richard III: October 2nd 1452. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard 794
The black widows of Liverpool: Angela Brabin uncovers the gruesome tale of serial murder committed by a group of women in the poorest districts of 19th-century Liverpool. Brabin, Angela 4288
The British Museum: 250 years on. (Frontline). Wilson, David M. 1062
The creation of a legend. Boser, Rachel 1080
The Cripps Version: the Life of Sir Stafford Cripps. Pearce, Robert 686
The Crown's Servants: Government and Civil Service under Charles II, 1660-1685. Goldie, Mark 530
The Heritage Lottery Fund has granted The Mary Rose Trust 4.1 million [pounds sterling] to complete the second phase of a 16-year long project to conserve Henry VIII's famous Tudor warship which sank in 1545. (News). Brief Article 115
The Pankhursts. Purvis, June 718
US and British scientists are still divided over the authenticity of a map which cites Norse explorers as the first to discover America. (News). Brief Article 115

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