Jean-Andre Prager demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of Darwinism. This essay was the winner of the Julia Wood Prize for 2011.
Issue 71 December 2011
Carole Chapman argues that Britain’s refusal to play the role assigned to her by the Führer had a vital impact on Hitler’s strategy.
R. E. Foster explains how law and order were institutionalised in the 16th century.
Richard Wilkinson charts the highs and lows of Winston Churchill in 1940-45.
Traditionally regarded with near contempt, the office of Vice President was created almost by accident. The importance of the ‘Veep’ has grown considerably since.
Robert Pearce asks why Louis-Philippe's 'July Monarchy' was overthrown.
Carl Peter Watts estimates the importance of the different reasons for British withdrawal.
Michael Mullett shows that key Protestant reformers were influenced by Erasmus's Christian Humanism, as well as by Luther's theology.