Issue 70 September 2011

Russ Foster asks whether the legend of the heroic king is simply too good to be true.

Jez Ross corrects misunderstandings about the origins and significance of disturbances in 1549.

Chris Corin ressurects the life of a Soviet survivor whose remarkable and significant career deserves to be better known.

Robert Pearce asks whether Britain benefited from the 1853-56 contest.

Andrew Boxer demonstrates the ways in which external events affected the struggles of African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s.

D.R. Thorpe, Macmillan's new biographer, evokes the memory of 'Supermac'.

Ben Sandell examines the origins, influence and significance of a group of often misunderstood radicals.

Graham Darby reassesses the contribution of one of the key players in the establishment of the Kingdom of Italy.