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Issue 59 December 2007

Andrew Boxer considers explanations for France’s disastrous foreign policy between the wars.

Thomas Meakin asks to what extent Italian Fascism represented a triumph of style over substance.

Gervase Phillips examines the extent and significance of an often misunderstood phenomenon.

Julius Ruiz evaluates Franco’s role during the conflict.

Drawing on classroom experience, Viv Sanders offers advice and seeks answers.

Michael Willis focuses on the origins of the Boer War in a way that could make for a stimulating role-play.

Judith Richards helps us appreciate a Marian perspective on the reign of the boy-king.

Matthew MacLachlan asks how far Napoleon defeated himself.

Marie Rowlands charts the changing fortunes of a religious minority.

Robert Pearce sees remarkable continuity in Churchill’s outlook, despite the transformation of his fortunes, in the 1930s.