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Neville Chamberlain

Despite a lack of style or personality, W.N. Medlicott argues, Neville Chamberlain overcame his unique capacity for being misunderstood to achieve a record of consistency.

Nick Smart scrutinises Chamberlain's foreign policy and the historiography of appeasement.

Peter Neville says that Bush and Blair failed to draw the proper lessons from Munich 1938 when they raised the spectre of Chamberlain and appeasement to justify their war against Saddam.

Blue plaque on Eleanor Rathbone's house in Tufton Street, Westminster, London, 2007.

Susan Pedersen introduces Eleanor Rathbone who devoted her career as a politician and social reformer during the turbulent interwar years to improving the lot of women and refugees.

Tony Corfield offers a provocative new interpretation of the events that brought Churchill to power in the spring of 1940.

Neville Chamberlain stands, with his umbrella, on Horse Guards Parade, off Whitehall, London, 18 March 1940.

Frank McDonough reviews the debate over Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy

Douglas Johnson compares and contrasts the downfalls of Neville Chamberlain and Margaret Thatcher.