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Issue 50 December 2004

John Matusiak provides a post-revisionist perspective on Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset.

Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.

Stephen Young puts the career of the 40th American President into historical perspective.

Robert Carr traces developments in British policy between 1917 and 1956.

Mark Rathbone compares Gladstone's and Disraeli's differing approaches to a crucial foreign policy issue.

Jonathan Lewis takes issue with a common interpretation.

German soldiers as prisoners of war. In the background is the heavily fought-over Stalingrad grain elevator

Geoffrey Roberts accounts for the Soviet victory in the greatest battle of the Second Word War.

Howard Amos interrogates a key text on colonialism and assesses its influence.

Richard Evans has written two articles for History Review explaining how a modern, progressive country surrendered to a brutal and murderous dictatorship. In the first, he traces Hitler's rise to the Chancellorship.

Nick Fellows offers practical advice.

Retha Warnicke pays tribute to one of the first historical advisors to History Review.