Issue 28 September 1997
Michael Mullett looks at the contradictory attitudes and mixed achievements of a courageous reformer.
John Plowright reconsiders a lost leader and the battle he won to maintain public order.
Blair has a hard act to follow, according to Robert Pearce's assessment of the architect of the previous Labour landslide in 1945.
Richard Bellamy demonstrates the contemporary relevance of an eighteenth-century debate.
Jeremy Black shows how historical atlases have for centuries recorded more than objective fact.
Geoffrey Treasure reassesses a tarnished reputation.
Graham Darby argues that the Bolshevik success of 1917 was rooted in the failings of the Provisional Government and the aspiration of ordinary people.