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Articles from History Today (September 1, 2010)

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A reputation restored: Nigel Jones celebrates a great humanitarian who navigated the perilous paths between good and evil, a mission that was to cost him his life. Jones, Nigel 1217
A South African election: September 15th, 1910. Cavendish, Richard 808
Beyond belief: as the daily life of Berlin's Jews became ever more difficult under the Nazi regime, rumour and hearsay grew about the fate of those 'evacuated' to the east. How much, asks Roger Moorhouse, did ordinary Berliners know about the fate of their neighbours and was the Holocaust literally unimaginable to the German capital's ordinary citizens, Gentile or Jew? Moorhouse, Roger 3654
Birth of Mrs Gaskell: September 29th, 1810. Cavendish, Richard Biography 449
Book history. Raven, James 1125
Book Makers: British Publishing in the Twentieth Century. Robinson, Andrew Book review 772
Charlemagne the pragmatist: Hywel Williams revisits an article by Peter Munz, first published in History Today in 1959, and asks who needed whose approval most, the great ruler of the Franks or Pope Leo III? Williams, Hywel 761
David Lloyd George: The Great Outsider. Quinault, Roland Book review 754
Dr Trelawney's cabinet of historical curiosities: this month's subject: the seaside. Pollard, Justin 550
Dreamers of a New Day: Women who Invented the Twentieth Century. Alexander, Sally Book review 551
Edward II. Saul, Nigel Book review 944
Ethical concerns. Wood, Norman Letter to the editor 172
Facing the facts: few events in history have proved as momentous as Galileo's discovery of the moons of Jupiter. David Wootton explains why. Wootton, David 936
Film Review: The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest. Hadley, Kathryn Movie review 453
From the editor. Lay, Paul Column 453
Hard lessons. Fisher, Trevor Letter to the editor 275
Illingworth's War in Cartoons: One Hundred of his Greatest Drawings from the Daily Mail, 1939-1945. Seymour-Ure, Colin Book review 416
Infrequently asked questions. Teal, Adrian Brief article 155
Introduction to Bishopsgate Library. Gardiner, Juliet Brief article 195
Keeping memory alive. Brief article 130
Lambeth Palace Library: Treasures from the Collection of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Rubin, Miri Book review 774
Lessons from Auschwitz: Kathryn Hadley joins a group of schoolteachers and police officers in an innovative project that seeks ways to better understand the Holocaust. Hadley, Kathryn 1046
Nine Wartime Lives: Mass-Observation and the Making of the Modern Self. Bruley, Sue Book review 419
Only connect: Nick Poyntz looks at the opportunities offered to historians by text mining, the use of computer programmes to examine concordances and divergences within and between documents and texts. Poyntz, Nick 875
Past parallel. Shaw, Jeffery L. Letter to the editor 132
Rascoala the last peasants' revolt: in early 1907 the peasants of Romania rose up against feudal laws, wealthy landowners and the agents who kept them living in penury and servitude. Markus Bauer discusses the legacy of an 'unbelievable bloodbath'. Bauer, Markus 3389
Round & about: September 2010. Calendar 1988
Ship of state: the fortunes of Oliver Cromwell and Charless II and the regard in which their successive regimes came to be held were mirrored in the fate of one of their mightiest naval vessels. Little, Patrick 3395
The first performance of Porgy and Bess: September 30th, 1935. Cavendish, Richard Brief article 343
The Lady and the Earl: Martin Greig reveals the intimate relationship between the powerful Earl of Lauderdale, Charles II's secretary for Scotland in the 1660s, and a Scottish spinster who became the earl's 'Presbyterian conscience' during a tumultuous period for Kirk and crown. Greig, Martin 3633
The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War. Stargardt, Nicholas Book review 997
The making of an Englishman: at a time of widespread concern about the patriotism of 'economic migrants' and political refugees, Peter Barber tells the story of one 19th-century immigrant whose affection for Britain grew as political crisis severed his attachment to home. Barber, Peter Biography 3529
The many and the few: seventy years after the Battle of Britain, Richard Overy looks behind the myth of a vulnerable island defended by a small band of fighter pilots to give due credit to the courage of the redoubtable civilian population. Overy, Richard 1800
The Oxford Companion to the Book. Raven, James Book review 596
The quiz. Brief article 230
The sceptical realist: the acclaimed historian Michael Burleigh talks to Paul Lay about his influences, working methods, the need for historians to engage in public policy and why he is relieved to be free from academic bureaucracy. Lay, Paul Interview 2556
The Tin Ring: How I Cheated Death. Cesarani, David Book review 389
The winner writes it all. Adamson, Don Letter to the editor 124
The Woodcut in Fifteenth-Century Europe. Marsden, Gordon Book review 506
Working together. Waugh, Alexander S. Letter to the editor 657

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