Issue 67 September 2010

Dan Cruickshank’s depiction of eighteenth century London is vividly disturbing. He maintains that the prevalence of commercial sex there exceeded...
I thoroughly enjoyed Nick Smart’s biography of Neville Chamberlain. It is unusual in many respects. It has no footnotes or endnotes but frequent...

Ian Garrett shows that well-informed counter-factual speculation can help us understand better the causes and consequences of what did happen.

Graham Darby points to common errors and omissions that should be avoided.

Ben Sandell shows that grappling with the meaning of a key term can reveal much about the nature of conflict in 16th-century France.

Peter Donaldson examines how the British people reacted to the various stages of the South African war of 1899-1902.

Rowena Hammal explains why the Korean War broke out in 1950.

Ben Sandell provides a series of tips on how to gain the best grade.

Mark Rathbone looks at the Battle of the Widow McCormack’s Cabbage Garden and at what happened to those involved.

Retha Warnicke investigates one of the key questions of Tudor England.