Issue 29 December 1997

Richard Rex argues that the main inspiration for the king's pick-and-mix religion was neither Protestant nor Catholic but Hebraic.

Ivan Roots applies the 'new British' perspective to the 1650s.

Gareth Affleck identifies the points to discuss.

Edward Royle explains how labels were used in early industrial Britain for propaganda rather than description.  

David Parker defends a controversial term against its critics.

Murial Chamberlain argues that current conceptions of Britain's power in the Victorian era owe more to his media management than to his foreign policy.

Derek Aldcroft argues that the statesmen of 1919 failed to act in the interests of Europe as a whole.

Nuremberg Trials defendants photographed in the dock, 22 November 1945. Joachim von Ribbentrop seated front row, second from left.

Richard Wilkinson challenges the consensus of contempt for the Nazis' leading diplomat.