Issue 71 December 2011

Darwin and his Disciples

Jean-Andre Prager demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of Darwinism. This essay was the winner of the Julia Wood Prize for 2011.

Hitler as War Leader, 1939-1941

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.

US Vice Presidents

Mark Rathbone assesses the importance of the office of 'Veep' (VP) over the past 220 years.