Issue 50 December 2004

'I like Ike' was a slogan used to market Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1952 presidential election. I must say that I very much like this book on Ike...
'Of all the leaders of the Russian Revolution, Trotsky's life is undoubtedly the most fascinating', the author of this contribution to Routledge...
My first reaction, on seeing this slim volume, was to judge that we get the history textbooks we deserve. The recent modularisation of A-level, and...

Robert Carr traces developments in British policy between 1917 and 1956.

Robert Pearce seeks to provoke thought on the origins of a momentous election result.

Jonathan Lewis takes issue with a common interpretation.

John Matusiak provides a post-revisionist perspective on Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset.

Retha Warnicke pays tribute to one of the first historical advisors to History Review.

Nick Fellows offers practical advice.

Richard Evans has written two articles for History Review explaining how a modern, progressive country surrendered to a brutal and murderous dictatorship. In the first, he traces Hitler's rise to the Chancellorship.