An account of the most famous political duel in modern British history.
Though they are often seen as polar opposites,the architect of modern Germany and the great British Liberal statesman shared more in common than one might think. Roland Quinault draws comparisons.
Almost 50 years after his death, Churchill continues to fascinate historians, says Roland Quinault.
Roland Quinault offers an appraisal of the Iron Lady's legacy.
For most of his political life William Churchill's main source of income was his work as a writer and journalist. Was he any good?
Roland Quinault reviews Peter Marsh's account of the Chamberlain family.
The great Russian author drew inspiration from the countryside and explored the practical and spiritual impact of trees on people, as well as on the environment and climate, Roland Quinault writes.
Roland Quinault reviews Roy Hattersley's biography of David Lloyd George.
Roland Quinault looks at how the Victorians saw the old English system of trial by jury as a defining feature of British good government and fair play and as an example to other nations. Admiration for the system at home and abroad, though, contrasted with the practical realities faced by 19th-century juries.
Roland Quinault asks whether politicians from north of the Border have always dominated Parliament, as some people think is the case today. Tam Dalyell, Labour MP for West Lothian and Linlithgow 1962-2007, adds his own comments.
Roland Quinault finds alarming parallels for the recent London bomb attacks in the 1880s.
Roland Quinault examines the career, speeches and writings of Churchill for evidence as to whether or not he was racist and patronizing to black peoples.
Roland Quinault discusses Gladstone’s view of the Second Afghan War both in opposition and during his premiership.
Roland Quinault adds to our Portrait of our Britain series by looking at the state of the islands immediately following the Second World War.
- 1 of 2
- Middle East
- North America
- South America
- Central America
- Early Modern
- 20th Century
- Economic History
- Environmental History
- Food & Drink
- Historical Memory
- Science & Technology