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John Campbell

What use can historians make of those diaries which politicians keep for posterity – and rush into print? John Campbell considers two viewpoints of the 1964-1970 Wilson government, those of Richard Crossman and of Barbara Castle.

John Campbell on the curious case of F.E. Smith and the 'black diaries' of Sir Roger Casement

Essential study of the First World War and how it transformed the machinery of government.

Denis Judd