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Articles from History Today (June 1, 2010)

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A divided past. Foot, John Book review 190
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. Wilson, Ben Critical essay 755
A vanished imperialism. Tillyard, Stella Book review 190
A virtually limitless library: this month Nick Poyntz looks at how to access the wealth of digitised source material now available to historians. Poyntz, Nick 752
A World By Itself: A History of the British Isles. Lay, Paul Book review 1150
Arms raised in shame: when the England football team visited Germany in May 1938, diplomatic protocol resulted in the team giving a Nazi salute. Fisher, Trevor Essay 1099
Bad taste. Williams, Kate Book review 187
Bees for keeps: the niches created for bees in some of Britain's castles were an important source of food, lighting and even defence. Kritsky, Gene 816
Bending the arc of history: by taking a rational, global overview of the past, historians can better understand the challenges facing humanity. Dukes, Paul Essay 1486
Birth of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough: June 5th, 1660. Biography 454
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. White, David Essay 3843
Bugs and the Victorians. Williams, Kate Book review 362
Churchill's Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made. Addison, Paul Book review 606
Death and the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart. Porter, Linda Book review 962
Don't blame boomers. Clenaghen, Wenda Letter to the editor 380
Dr Trelawney's cabinet of historical curiosities ... as unlocked by Justin Pollard. Pollard, Justin 644
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. Kelly, Anthony 2669
Essayist extraordinary. Kynaston, David Book review 113
Excavations on vacation. Judd, Denis Book review 138
From Ranji to Rohan: Cricket and Indian Identity in Colonial Guyuna 1890s-1960s. Judd, Denis Book review 395
From the editor. Lay, Paul Editorial 411
Garibaldi takes Palermo: June 6th, 1860. Biography 796
Goal! Moran, Joe Book review 172
Infrequently asked questions. Teal, Adrian Brief article 140
Inside Out: My story of Betrayal and Cowardice at the Heart of New Labour. Beckett, Francis Book review 715
Jesus lives, again. Bamford, Daniel Letter to the editor 413
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. Report 2584
Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery. Whitelock, Anna Book review 775
Majesty. Mortimer, Ian Book review 258
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. Rubin, Miri 3139
Mercurius Politicus: a blog about early modern books, history and culture. Lay, Paul Website overview 221
Nation building. Zamoyski, Adam Book review 172
Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World. Gregor, Neil Book review 559
Pastimes or amusement & enlightenment through quizzes, conundrums, historical facts & the crossword. Brief article 265
Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown. McWilliam, Rohan Book review 389
Politics of memory. Bourke, Joanna Book review 115
Prize history. De Groot, Jerome Book review 133
Reflecting the past. Tindall, Gillian Book review 155
Round & about. 2064
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. Pryor, Francis Viewpoint essay 809
Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society. Robinson, Andrew Book review 720
Setting off. Hutton, Ronald Book review 150
Signposts: British general elections. Gamble, Andrew Essay 1265
Speak For Britain! A New History of the Labour Party. Shepherd, John Book review 595
The Arabs. Evans, Martin Book review 684
The Atlantic and its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War. Priestland, David Book review 768
The Battle of Britain Experience. Gardiner, Juliet Book review 215
The Bible society. Rubin, Miri Book review 195
The Churchills: A Family Portrait. Quinault, Roland Book review 391
The Cold War and me. Roberts, Andrew Brief article 135
The fall of Ramsay MacDonald: June 7th, 1935. Brief biography 346
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. Plesch, Dan 3143
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. Fenby, Jonathan 3624
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. Hughes, Bettany Viewpoint essay 908
The road ahead. Mandler, Peter Book review 137
The Thirties: An Intimate History. Horwood, Catherine Book review 620
The vortex that was Paris. Whitelock, Anna Book review 171
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. Page, Christopher 3587
Tolstoy's epic. Stargardt, Nicholas Book review 238
Too left foot. Davison, Giles Letter to the editor 159
Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England. Bale, Anthony Book review 471
Tudor portraits. MacCulloch, Diarmaid Book review 166

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