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Issue 49 September 2004

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

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’.

Is it history or fiction? Is it better than both, or worse than either? Robert Pearce wrestles with these questions.

Graham Goodlad asks whether Lord Salisbury deserves his reputation as one of the great Victorian Prime Ministers.

John Spicer judges that slavery was the key factor in producing the conflict.

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

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.

John Matusiak explains how to tackle typical questions successfully.