October 1971

Volume 22
Issue 6

Features 

The revival in the nineteenth century of medieval motifs in architecture extended from villas and furniture to farmhouses and vineries

It was the most devastating enemy surprise attack since Pearl Harbor—but what mysterious affliction were people dying of two days later?

A PORTFOLIO OF AMERICAN FIGHTING MEN

Three Centuries of Divorce, American Style

“She is such a funny child, so old-fashioned, that we always call her ‘Granny’ “her mother said. Cousin Franklin felt otherwise

In the sumptuous history of transatlantic passenger travel it wasn’t all mahogany panelling and ten-course meals. Consider, for instance, war and seasickness

The old gray mare was not the ecological marvel, in American cities, that horse lovers like to believe

October 1971

Departments 

Letters to the Editor

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY