Articles from History Today (June 1, 2010)
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|A divided past.
|A free state of mind: Ben Wilson visits the History Today archive to examine Diana Spearman's analysis of the British constitution in the 18th century, an age characterised by liberty and individualism.
|A vanished imperialism.
|A virtually limitless library: this month Nick Poyntz looks at how to access the wealth of digitised source material now available to historians.
|A World By Itself: A History of the British Isles.
|Arms raised in shame: when the England football team visited Germany in May 1938, diplomatic protocol resulted in the team giving a Nazi salute.
|Bees for keeps: the niches created for bees in some of Britain's castles were an important source of food, lighting and even defence.
|Bending the arc of history: by taking a rational, global overview of the past, historians can better understand the challenges facing humanity.
|Birth of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough: June 5th, 1660.
|Born in the USA: a new world of war: the American Civil War transformed the nature of armed conflict. Its opening salvos harked back to Waterloo; its end anticipated the industrial warfare of the 20th century.
|Bugs and the Victorians.
|Churchill's Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made.
|Death and the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart.
|Don't blame boomers.
||Letter to the editor
|Dr Trelawney's cabinet of historical curiosities ... as unlocked by Justin Pollard.
|Eric Ravilious the art of war: one of Britain's finest war artists, Eric Ravilious recorded the last days of the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious, which was sunk off Norway in June 1940 in controversial circumstances and with huge loss of life.
|Excavations on vacation.
|From Ranji to Rohan: Cricket and Indian Identity in Colonial Guyuna 1890s-1960s.
|From the editor.
|Garibaldi takes Palermo: June 6th, 1860.
|Infrequently asked questions.
|Inside Out: My story of Betrayal and Cowardice at the Heart of New Labour.
|Jesus lives, again.
||Letter to the editor
|Katyn: tragedy upon tragedy: in April, in the cruellest of ironies, many of Poland's political elite perished when their plane crashed on the way to a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the massacre of an earlier generation of Polish leaders.
||Fox, John P.
|Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery.
|Making a martyr: William of Norwich and the Jews: the murder of a 12-year-old boy in Norwich in 1144 inspired Thomas of Monmouth, a monk from the city's cathedral, to create an anti-semitic account of the incident. his influential work reveals much about life and belief in medieval England, argues Miri Rubin.
|Mercurius Politicus: a blog about early modern books, history and culture.
|Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World.
|Pastimes or amusement & enlightenment through quizzes, conundrums, historical facts & the crossword.
|Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown.
|Politics of memory.
||De Groot, Jerome
|Reflecting the past.
|Round & about.
|Satnav's limited range: Britain's diverse landscape reveals much about the people who live in it, whether it is 'Constable Country' or Hounslow. We should all take a closer look.
|Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society.
|Signposts: British general elections.
|Speak For Britain! A New History of the Labour Party.
|The Atlantic and its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War.
|The Battle of Britain Experience.
|The Bible society.
|The Churchills: A Family Portrait.
|The Cold War and me.
|The fall of Ramsay MacDonald: June 7th, 1935.
|The free world's great parade: Dan Plesch describes how President Roosevelt's introduction of a global day of solidarity in June 1942 successfully promoted the ideals of the United Nations and his Four Freedoms, boosting morale in the worldwide fight against fascism.
|The man who said 'non': exiled in London in June 1940, with France on the brink of defeat, Charles de Gaulle broadcast a speech that was to create an enduring bond between him and his country.
|The power of the ancients: Bettany Hughes contemplates the vanity of her profession as she outlines the reasons why we must continue to engage with our very distant past.
|The road ahead.
|The Thirties: An Intimate History.
|The vortex that was Paris.
|The West finds its Voice: the Western musical tradition of trained and professional performers, conductors and composers can trace its origins to the forms of Christian worship that developed in Europe during the first millennium.
|Too left foot.
||Letter to the editor
|Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England.