Volume 41 Issue 12 December 1991

What Cost Kosova?

Miranda Vickers looks at the troubled history of Yugoslav-Albanian relations

Deutschland Uber Alles?

Michael Burleigh examines how the impact of German unification has affected the evaluation of the country's history from both sides of the former divide.

Emperor Hirohito's War

What did Hirohito really think of Pearl Harbor? On the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack that brought the US into the Second World War, Herbert Bix offers a provocative reassessment of the Showa Emperor's responsibility for the conflict, drawing on his translations from diaries and memoirs of Hirohito and his court circle.

Tocqueville Revisited

Hugh Brogan nominates Alexis de Tocqueville rather than Karl Marx as a useful guide to the new world order of history in the 90s.

Northern Men and Votes for Women

Leah Leneman tells the little-known story of the role played by Scottish men, in the campaign to get women the vote in the years before the First World War.