Volume 53 Issue 2 February 2003

The man who gave his name to the notorious killing machine died on February 26th, 1903

The three judges of the 2002 Longman-History Today Book Prize were as one in their praise for this co-winner. Pox Americana is well written and...

British reaction to the French tragedy at sea immortalised in Géricault’s masterpiece The Raft of the Medusa.

Richard Carwardine describes the new library dedicated to Abraham Lincoln.

Jeremy Black reminds us of the importance of two of Britain’s less well-loved monarchs.

Matthew Stewart discusses Peter Weir's 1981 cinematic tour de force, and what it tells us about the ANZAC myth.

Alan Marshall recounts the tale of the men who tried to assassinate Oliver Cromwell.

Roy Beck considers the historical and moral dimensions of the latest attempt to put Jackson, and the American Civil War itself, on the big screen.

Elizabeth of York was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until her death on February 11th, 1503.

Stephen K. Roberts traces the development and examines the legacy of a unique educational institution.

James I. Robertson, Jr. looks at the man behind the legendary Confederate hero.

Patrick O’Brien reviews history reviewers, finds them wanting and recommends reform.

The taking of Kano by the West African Frontier Force, on February 3rd 1903, signalled the end of the Muslim fundamentalist Fulani empire in northern Nigeria.

Penny Young provides the background to the debate surrounding Romania's proposed Dracula theme park.

Andrew Mendelsohn outlines the attractions of a fast-growing an popular field of study.

Alister McGrath on heavenly visions throughout the ages.