History Review, Issue: 31
Ivan Roots adjudicates between two heavyweight reference books.
Robert Pearce assesses 3 recent books on modern British history and politics.
William Rubinstein praises a volume in the new Access to History: In Depth series.
Graham Darby considers the latest batch of books on a perenially popular subject.
Martin Pugh reviews a new book on female suffrage.
Mikhail Gorbachev's period as President of the Soviet Union, 1985-91, was truly revolutionary. But Steven Morewood argues that he failed to understand or control the...
To mark the quincentenary of Louis Xll's accession in 1498, Glenn Richardson examines the French king's reign and suggests significant points of comparison with Henry...
Many have dismissed the last Stuart monarch as a nonentity or a figure of fun. Yet according to Richard Wilkinson she does not deserve her tarnished reputation.
Graham Darby provides a timely reconsideration of why the conflict went on for so long and why the Central Powers lost.
The 1867 Reform Act did not set the British electoral system in stone until the Third Reform Act of 1884-85. John Walton reveals that its effects were complex, varied...
Controversy has raged about Hitler's military and economic preparations for war. Did he intend a world war or a series of short conflicts? Richard Overy argues that...
In this assessment of Tudor peers, Matthew Christmas argues that the nobility retained their importance as a class and are fundamental to an understanding of the Tudor...
Jeremy Black investigates one of the key questions in human history.
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