02 July 2010
If you hate George W Bush and American neoconservatism, you will love this book. Taking Suetonius's Twelve Caesars for...
22 April 2010
When the Second World War ended, there were roughly 15 million displaced persons (DPs) in Europe who either did not...
25 July 2005
A British "official history" is just that: an official history of the activities of the British state. So it was a...
Rules of engagement. A new history of the Falklands war defends nearly every aspect of the Tory government’s handling of the crisis, including the decision to sink the Belgrano. By Andrew Roberts
18 July 2005
"Anger at 'pro-Argentine' official Falklands history", ran the headline in the Mail on Sunday of 19 June. According to...
16 May 2005
Do you know when the French dramatist Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais died in Paris? Yes, 1799, obviously - we...
08 November 2004
The astonishing fact about the British love affair with Italy is that it is reciprocated. We were always going to...
The secret of success. Status, which costs nothing in cash, is just as important as profit and pay to the modern worker. This requires the left to think again about its approach to bourgeois false consciousness, argues Andrew Roberts
22 March 2004
I suffer acutely from status anxiety. There, I've said it. I've come out as a chronic sufferer from a modern disease so...
28 April 2003
The heritage cult of Sir Winston Churchill continues apace; but for how much longer? On 8 April, Gordon Brown...
Will Self: At a revolving restaurant in provincial India, I saw a vision of the future (as imagined in 1971)
Will we ever see a Thatcher of the left? Peter Hain and Will Hutton on Labour’s potential for reform