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Issue 68 December 2010

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.

The paradoxical career of one of the key figures of English Protestantism.

Ian Garrett looks at the experience of coalitions and minority governments in nineteenth and twentieth-century British politics.

Mark Rathbone puts the famous 1954 school segregation case, Brown v. Board of Education, into historical context.