Issue 37 September 2000

David McKinnon-Bell analyses the state of France around 1598 and explains why recovery under Henry IV was so rapid.  

As we enter the new dispensation, wherein AS and A2 equals an A Level, Graham D. Goodlad gives some timely and pertinent advice.

Annette Mayer commends a wide-ranging study of women's history.

What did Hitler mean by Lebensraum? Did he attempt to translate theory into reality? Martyn Housden 'unpacks' the term and puts it into historical context.

Richard Kelly finds compelling links between England soccer managers and post-war political leaders

The economic crisis which began in 1929 is often seen as the major turning point in 20th-century world history. Patricia Clavin examines its causes and effects.

Richard Wilkinson finds stimulation in a new book on Labour's leaders.

Mark Rathbone charts a dramatic transformation in the fortunes of the Liberal Party by examining its leaders.

Roger Spalding introduces one of the most important publications in modern world history.

Patrick Wilson assesses the importance of Operation Dynamo.