Issue 49 September 2004

John Matusiak explains how to tackle typical questions successfully.

Richard Wilkinson examines the examiner’s agenda and advises accordingly.

Retha Warnicke discovers shortcomings in a new big biography of Mary Queen of Scots.

Edward Falshaw completes his survey of questions on contemporary Britain.

Pauline Croft analyses the causes and traces the consequences of a momentous Treaty.

John Etty charts the complex, and highly significant, relationship between Lenin and Stalin.

Vincent Barnett argues that surface differences should not cover up deep-seated similarities.

Philip Pedley sees fateful flaws in a famous agreement.

Stephen Cullen reassesses the role of ‘Dad’s Army’.

F.J. Stapleton stresses that we need to apply as well as understand historiography to assess the impact of the Sondwerg Theory on German Kaiserrich Historiography.