Volume 52 Issue 9 September 2002

Russian Archives Online

With the final collapse of the Soviet Union on December 1st, 1991, and with the new openness promised by Mikhail Gorbachev well under way, the release to historians of files, photographs and film strips held in the Soviet state archives seemed a very real possibility.

Amiens 1802: The Phoney Peace

David Johnson reconsiders the nature of the peace treaty between Britain and France and the tarnished reputation of prime minister Addington.