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Issue 37 September 2000

The economic crisis which began in 1929 is often seen as the major turning point in 20th-century world history. Patricia Clavin examines its causes and effects.

Richard Kelly finds compelling links between England soccer managers and post-war political leaders

As we enter the new dispensation, wherein AS and A2 equals an A Level, Graham D. Goodlad gives some timely and pertinent advice.

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Mona's Queen shortly after striking a mine on the approach to Dunkirk. 29 May 1940.

Patrick Wilson assesses the importance of Operation Dynamo.

Roger Spalding introduces one of the most important publications in modern world history.

Mark Rathbone charts a dramatic transformation in the fortunes of the Liberal Party by examining its leaders.

What did Hitler mean by Lebensraum? Did he attempt to translate theory into reality? Martyn Housden 'unpacks' the term and puts it into historical context.

David McKinnon-Bell analyses the state of France around 1598 and explains why recovery under Henry IV was so rapid.