Issue 50 December 2004

Howard Amos interrogates a key text on colonialism and assesses its influence.

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,...

'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...

Geoffrey Roberts accounts for the Soviet victory in the greatest battle of the Second Word War.

Jonathan Lewis takes issue with a common interpretation.

Mark Rathbone compares Gladstone's and Disraeli's differing approaches to a crucial foreign policy issue.

Stephen Young puts the career of the 40th American President into historical perspective.

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.