History Review, Issue: 61
R. E. Foster puts the dissolution of the monasteries into historical context.
Robert Pearce investigates the career of the Third Reich’s ‘evil genius’.
Russel Tarr introduces the new International Baccalaureate, assessing its advantages and disadvantages compared with A Levels.
Michael Morrogh sees value in historical films, despite their evident imperfections.
John Spiller assesses James I’s impact on the Puritans and the Puritans’ impact on James I.
Richard Wilkinson recreates the contest that marked, and marred, the British war effort in 1914-18.
Simon Dixon has enjoyed a new biography of the ‘Sun King’.
F.G. Stapleton introduces the ‘weather vane ideology’.
Graham Goodlad reviews the controversial career of William Pitt the Elder, whose ascendancy coincided with Britain’s involvement in the Seven Years’ War.
Viv Sanders takes issue with some all too common assumptions.
Graham Noble separates fact from Tudor propaganda.
Mark Rathbone analyses the causes and consequences of sudden changes of policy in nineteenth-century British politics.
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