Political

The contrast between Abraham Lincoln and presidential candidate Donald Trump could hardly be more striking. Yet both men can be placed within the continually evolving politics of the Grand Old Party, argues Tim Stanley.

In using Churchill to justify his Brexit campaign, Boris Johnson 'paints a barbarically simplified and ill-informed picture of what Churchill stood for'.

Senator Barry Goldwater brought a new brand of Republicanism to American politics, writes Roger Hudson. 

As politics in Britain, Europe and the US descends into fragmentation and bitter division, Frank Prochaska commends the civilising voice of Walter Bagehot.

Keith Laybourn traces the emergence of the Labour Party, its highs and lows and wonders if its forward march is now halted.

During recent turmoil, Greeks have called on their history to form their political protests and criticise the powers they feel are oppressing them.

One of the most brilliant intellectuals of his age, Isaiah Berlin voiced impeccably liberal views.  Yet were his political beliefs compromised by some unsavoury associations?

Just half a century on from Magna Carta, a radical noble, part idealist, part megalomaniac, came into conflict with King John’s son, Henry III. The result, argues Nigel Saul, was a form of assembly which shapes English political life to this day.

The author's initial impetus for this book was to understand the role George W. Bush's religious beliefs played in his foreign policy decisions....

As the UK prepares to vote, the Conservatives are attempting to delegitimise a Labour-SNP coalition.