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Editorial by Olga Borymchuk (St. Hugh's College), founding editor of JOUHS. (full text)


Contributors' Details (full text)



Internment, the IRA and the Lawless Case in Ireland: 1957-61.  

JOHN MAGUIRE (University of Limerick). (full text)

Economic Growth in Eighteenth Century France: A Review of the Evidence with Regard to Languedoc. 

STEPHEN MILLER (University of Alabama at Birmingham). (full text)

‘Narrow-majority’ and ‘Bow-and-agree’: Public Attitudes Towards the Elections of the First Asian MPs in Britain, Dadabhai Naoroji and Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree, 1885-1906. 

SUMITA MUKHERJEE (Keble College, Oxford). (full text)

Serge Lifar and the Paris Opera during World War II. 

CLAIRE PAOLACCI (Sorbonne, Paris). (full text)


The unremarked disappearance of Dispensary Road. 

CHRISTOPHER SLADEN (Ruskin College, Oxford). (full text)


The JOUHS Interview

Interview with Dr Maria João Branco, Fellow in Medieval History at the Open University in Lisbon and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Oxford, from 2001 to 2003 by Dr Nadia Pollini and Michael Burtscher. (full text)


Book Reviews

O. R. Constable, Housing the Stranger in the Mediterranean World: Lodging, Trade and Travel in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Reviewed by Kathryne Beebe (Pembroke College, Oxford). (full text)


G. Leick, The Babylonians: An Introduction (London & New York: Routledge, 2003). 

Reviewed by Alexander Xenophon Caviris (New York University). (full text)

B. N. Ramusack, The Indian Princes and their States (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Reviewed by Angma Jhala (Christ Church, Oxford). (full text)

J. L. Carroll and A. G. Stewart (eds.), Saints, Sinners and Sisters. Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003). 

Reviewed by Stephen Mossman (Oriel College, Oxford). (full text)

M. A. Burkholder and L. L. Johnson, Colonial Latin America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). 

Reviewed by Graciela Iglesias Rogers (St. Hilda’s College, Oxford). (full text)

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