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Articles from History Today (July 1, 2007)

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A.J.P. Wrigley, Chris Letter to the editor 206
Austerity Britain, 1945-51. Thane, Pat Book review 817
Black Swan down. Brief article 133
Carbon copies? As we come to terms with the lifestyle changes that will be forced on us by impending climate change, Mark Roodhouse of Rescue! History, an informal network concerned with historical issues related to the climate change agenda, looks at how a previous generation coped with limited supplies of fuel. Roodhouse, Mark 1072
Christians in Iraq: Penny Young investigates the situation of one of the country's less-commonly mentioned communities. Young, Penny 1139
Death of Edward I of England: July 7th, 1307. Obituary 601
Dr who? The first cartoon character: Mark Bryant discovers the world's first cartoon character, who sold large numbers of books, and all manner of merchandising. Bryant, Mark 1324
Exiles in their own country: Hanna Diamond examines the mixed experiences of the French men and women of every social class who fled their homes in the mass exodus from the Nazis in 1940, and those who took them in. Diamond, Hanna 2362
General Franco and the Spanish succession: July 15th, 1957. 396
Ghostwalking: Martin Evans talks to the historian of science Rebecca Stott about her new novel in which she explores unexplained events in the life of Isaac Newton, and considers the interactions between past and present. Evans, Martin Interview 1496
Global appeal for Cutty Sark. Brief article 148
Group analysis: have the British always been a nation of networkers? The Oxford DNB's latest project, introduced here by Lawrence Goldman, suggests that the answer is yes. Goldman, Lawrence 1674
Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America. Wright, Jonathan Book review 601
Heated debate. Furtado, Peter Editorial 377
Herod's tomb. Brief article 101
How good was Napoleon? Serving general and military historian Jonathon Riley uses his personal knowledge of command to assess Napoleon's qualities as a strategist, operational commander and battlefield tactician. Riley, Jonathon 2419
I came, I saw, I civilized. Harte, Jeremy Letter to the editor 351
Inquisition time. Scaillet, Henri Letter to the editor 166
Mare nostrum: Tom Bowers sees the launch of a new EU-backed website as a positive force in bridging cultural and historical divisions. Bowers, Tom 705
Mughals and Sikhs. Coutts, John Letter to the editor 119
Neville Chamberlain: A Biography. Pearce, Robert Book review 725
Round & about: July 2007. Calendar 1277
Satyajit Ray's The Chess Players: Andrew Robinson recalls conversations with the famous director about his work, and in particular the recently re-released Urdu film, The Chess Players, made in the 1970s, which explores events surrounding the British annexation of Oudh in 1856. Robinson, Andrew Interview 3594
Scots on top? Tartan Power at Westminster 1707-2007: Roland Quinault asks whether politicians from north of the Border have always dominated Parliament, as some people think is the case today. Tam Dalyell, Labour MP for West Lothian and Linlithgow 1962-2007 adds his own comments. Quinault, Roland 4534
Sir Robert Peel: the making of a party: Douglas Hurd looks at the way in which a Tory leader took a defeated and demoralized party, and reinvented it to appeal to a different and much more modern constituency. Hurd, Douglas 3895
Teaching teachers. La Croix, F.S. Letter to the editor 140
Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture. Young, Douglas Book review 642
The French renaissance court: R.J. Knecht looks at the practical considerations behind the smooth operation of the huge courts of the Valois kings of France. Knecht, R.J. Cover story 4386
The Jesuits: in the making of a world religion: Simon Ditchfield looks at the achievement of Ignatius Loyola and sees the Society of Jesus, which he founded, as the first organization with a truly global reach. Ditchfield, Simon 3836
The treaty of Tilsit: July 7th, 1807. 602
Tribal recognition. Brief article 113
Two fat ladies: will the new super-casinos bring about the demise of the commercial bingo hall? Carolyn Downs traces the history of the game back to the eighteenth century and finds that then--as now it--had a strong attraction for women gamblers. Downs, Carolyn 2507
Vancouver: York Membery visits Canada's westernmost city. Membery, York 1369
Vatican closure. Brief article 101

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