New College of the Humanities

Issue 68 December 2010

Alan Sharp’s Makers of the Modern World , a monumental series of 32 books, constitutes a towering landmark in the historiography of the...
Far too often Marx has been assessed in almost religious terms. For followers he has frequently been a god, his works treated uncritically as the...
Vernon Bogdanor has assembled an impressive collection of writers for this book of essays on post-war British Prime Ministers. A number, such as...

Mary Heimann restores Czechoslovakia to its pivotal role in the Munich Crisis.

Stuart Clayton ask whether the mass media have undermined the status of leading authority figures in Britain since 1945.

Nicholas Dixon asks whether there was a radical transition between the two eras.

Rowena Hammal examines the fears and insecurities, as well as the bombast and jingoism, in British thinking.

Richard Hughes asks whether the ‘Diabolical Duchess’ was in reality another Tudor victim.

Graham Goodlad reviews the career of A.J. Balfour, an unsuccessful Prime Minister and party leader but an important and long-serving figure on the British political scene. 

Gemma Betros examines the problems the Revolution posed for religion, and that religion posed for the Revolution.