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Articles from History Today (February 1, 2003)

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`The fatal raft': Christine Riding looks at British reaction to the French tragedy at sea immortalised in Gericault's masterpiece `The Raft of the Medusa'. Riding, Christine 3958
A minimum of 8m [pounds sterling] is needed to preserve one of London's most famous historic ships. (News). Brief Article 122
A new book has claimed that Michelangelo secretly amassed a fortune worth 32m [pounds sterling] during his lifetime, making him at least five times better off than artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Raphael. (News). Book Review 118
Abraham Lincoln's Library. (Frontline). Carwardine, Richard 1078
An ancient remedy for skincare, based on a mixture of soil, cereal, milk and lime, is currently being used to preserve the marble surface of the Taj Mahal which is suffering from the effects of pollution and acrid rain. (News). Brief Article 125
Beyond degeneracy. (Frontline). Furtado, Peter 831
DraculaWorld. (Frontline). Young, Penny 1373
Duel purpose. (Letters). Jones, Christine Kenyon 469
Gallipoli. Stewart, Matthew Movie Review 4144
Georges I & II limited monarchs: Jeremy Black reminds us of the importance of two of Britain's less well-loved monarchs. Black, Jeremy Biography 3220
Gods and Generals: Roy Beck considers the historical and moral dimensions of the latest attempt to put Jackson, and the American Civil War itself, on the big screen. (Cross Current). Beck, Roy Movie Review 1532
Grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund totalling 500,000 [pounds sterling] have been offered to improve visitor numbers at Hadrian's Wall. (News). Brief Article 105
Historical reviews: Patrick O'Brien reviews history reviewers, finds them wanting and recommends reform. (Today's History). O'Brien, Patrick 1954
History prizes. (Frontline). Brief Article 252
Killing no murder: Alan Marshall recounts the tale of the men who tried to assassinate Oliver Cromwell. Marshall, Alan 3538
O little town. (Letters). Tilster, John 129
Postgraduate history. 3534
Round and about: February 2003. (Frontline). Calendar 1123
The centenary of the WEA: Stephen K. Roberts traces the development and examines the legacy of a unique educational institution. (Cross Current). Roberts, Stephen K. 2515
The Christian Soldier: General Thomas J. `Stonewall' Jackson: James I. Robertson, Jr. looks at the man behind the legendary Confederate hero. Robertson, James I., Jr. Biography 3897
The death of Elizabeth of York: February 11th, 1503. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard 589
The death of Richard Gatling: February 26th, 1903. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard Biography 441
The fall of Kano: February 3rd 1903. (Months Past). Cavendish, Richard 741
The great illusion? On the history of heaven. (Frontline). McGrath, Alister 1095
The historian's new clothes. (Letters). Thomas, K. 128
The newly released diaries of a wartime MI5 chief Guy Liddell have revealed that the possibility of threatening Germany with the atomic bomb in retaliation for the devastating 2,000lb warheads of the V2 was discussed with Winston Churchill in 1944. (News). Brief Article 119
Why study the history of science, medicine and technology? Andrew Mendelsohn outlines the attractions of a fast-growing and popular field of study. (MA Roundup 2003). Mendelsohn, Andrew 1017

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