Issue 47 December 2003

Robert Pearce outlines the extraordinary career of trade union leader-turned-politician J.H. Thomas.

Geoffrey Roberts assesses Stalin’s changing reputation, 50 years after his death.

Robert Carr draws uncomfortable parallels between Christianity and Nazism.

This is a strange book. In some respects Roy Hattersley has done an excellent job. If you want a readable, accurate and quite interesting life of...

David Williamson explains why events in Berlin twice threatened to unleash a third world war.

Michael Lynch takes a fresh look at the key reform of 19th-century Russia.

Jon Cook identifies the mix of factors that helps explain the Florentine Renaissance.

Russel Tarr demonstrates how today’s technology can enliven teaching and learning about the past.

A group of second-year students from Southampton University present the results of a collaborative research project.

Martyn Bennett welcomes a new study of the first Stuart to occupy the English throne.