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AN IRISH CUBA? During the worst year of the Troubles, the British government became alarmed at the implications of a Soviet embassy opening in Dublin.

Subjects: *SOVIET diplomatic & consular service; *PUBLIC demonstrations; *INTERNATIONAL economic relationsIRISH Republican Army

  • Source: History Today. Jul2022, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p72-83. 12p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the political concerns raised by the British government over the possible opening of a Soviet embassy in Dublin, Ireland in the early 1970...

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THE GREAT TOM FULLER.

Subjects: *HISTORIANS; *INTELLECTUALS; *CIVIL warFULLER, Thomas, 1608-1661

  • Source: History Today. Jun2022, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p44-49. 6p.

  • Abstract: A biography of 17th-century English historian and public intellectual Thomas Fuller is presented. Topics include poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's description of Fuller as The Great ...

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Worldwide Devastation.

Subjects: *TORTURE; ADMINISTRATION of British colonies; BRITISH colonies

  • Source: Nation. 5/30/2022, Vol. 314 Issue 11, p32-36. 5p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: B&A B&A BOOKS & the ARTS Worldwide Devastation The history of the British Empire's violence BY HOWARD W. FRENCH IN 2005, BRITAIN'S THEN - LABOUR ... Copyright of Nation is the property of Nation Company, L. P. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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THE MAID WHO RESTORED THE MONARCHY.

Subjects: BRITISH monarchy; BRITISH historyALBEMARLE, George Monck, Duke of, 1608-1670; CHARLES II, King of England, 1630-1685; CROMWELL, Oliver, 1599-1658

  • Source: History Today. Apr2022, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p64-69. 6p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the story of how English soldier George Monck and his wife Anne, a laundry maid and daughter of a blacksmith, helped restore ...

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IN THE SHADOW OF THE POOR LAW.

Subjects: *PUBLIC administration; *SOCIAL democracy; *POVERTY

  • Source: History Today. Jan2022, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p90-93. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses highlights in British history, particularly the shift in governing philosophy including Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's rejection of postwar ...

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SAVING FACE.

Subjects: *FACE; *MARKETS; *MARRIAGE

  • Source: History Today. Jan2022, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p64-75. 12p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the value of the face during the Renaissance period in Great Britain by citing the trial of John Woodborne and Arundel Coke ...

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FRENCH CONNECTION.

Subjects: *INTERNATIONAL alliances; *INTERNATIONAL relations; *THIRTY Years' War, 1618-1648CHARLES I, King of England, 1600-1649

  • Source: History Today. Jan2022, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p48-63. 16p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the aim of the foreign policy advanced by Great Britain's Charles I in the 1630s to recover the Rhineland Palatinate for his ...

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The Young Crusaders.

Subjects: *YOUTH movements; *SOCIAL movements; BRITISH historyBEAVERBROOK, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964

  • Source: History Today. Jan2022, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p13-16. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the Young Crusaders youth movement program launched by Great Britain's Lord Beaverbrook, full name, William Maxwell Aitke, in 1930 as part of his ...

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SIZE MATTERS.

Subjects: *OVERWEIGHT persons; *CELEBRITIES; BRITISH historyLAMBERT, Daniel; MARSHALL, Benjamin

  • Source: History Today. Dec2021, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p40-47. 8p.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on Daniel Lambert, a keeper at a Bridewell prison and animal breeder in London, England who earned the moniker of England's heaviest ...

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THE DARIEN SCHEME.

Subjects: *DARIEN Scots' Colony, 1698-1700; *COLONIES; *INTERNATIONAL trade -- History

  • Source: History Today. Dec2021, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p28-39. 12p.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on the Darien Scheme, Scotland's short-lived Central American colony in the late 1690s. Topics discussed include the creation of the Company of ...

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