The former editor of History Review,Robert Pearce gives his personal view.
Graham Goodlad examines the part played by military coalitions in an era of great change.
Gemma Betros asks what kind of person Napoleon really was.
Rowena Hammal examines the evidence to assess civilian reactions to war in Britain from 1940 to 1945.
Jez Ross argues that Henry VII was more secure than he realised
Graham Noble explains why the issue of equal gender rights has been so controversial in the history of the United States.
Ian Garrett asks why British Governments found Ireland so difficult a problem in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Judith Richards strips away the veils of illusion covering the last Tudor monarch.
Russ Foster introduces one of Britain's least understood premiers.
John Matusiak explains the nature of the power game that raged from 1540 to 1553.
Robert Pearce considers why Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister in 1979.
Chris Corin elucidates important documents relating to the power struggle after Lenin's death.
Robert Pearce, the editor of History Review, responds to common questions.
Jean-Andre Prager demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of Darwinism. This essay was the winner of the Julia Wood Prize for 2011.
Carole Chapman argues that Britain’s refusal to play the role assigned to her by the Führer had a vital impact on Hitler’s strategy.
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