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A good, accessible biographic contextualisation of Clausewitz’s writings has been long overdue. Peter Paret’s Clausewitz and the State (...

In the 1967 Six Day War Israel occupied the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the two districts so often mentioned in one breath as the ‘Palestinian...

Andrew Roberts is both entertained and stimulated by Felix Markham’s 1963 article on Napoleon, which made judicious use of what correspondence was then available. 

Nigel Saul marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta with a comprehensive overview of the landmark books that dominate the field.

Roger Hudson detailes how 122,000 French troops were evacuated from Dunkirk to Britain in May 1940. 

To the modern imagination, French Jewish life under the Vichy Regime (1940-44) has long been...

Larry Gragg investigates the evidence behind Bugsy Siegels claim that he planned to kill the high-ranking Nazi in 1939.

Derek Wilson explores the Prebendaries Plot against Henry VIII’s reforming archbishop.

No Scottish clan is as controversial as the Campbells. Yet, says Ian Bradley, the opening of its Argyll Mausoleum offers a chance to re-assess a contentious past.

The ‘hands-on’ parenting style, so often thought to be unique to modern western society, has deep roots in the family life of the Middle Ages, argues Rachel Moss.



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