Gregor Dallas, author and historian, takes a look at the political and financial troubles of the last few months. He agrees with the archbishops that the problem is essentially a moral one. And he proposes an iron law of history.
Perhaps what (...)
Looking back over my own life, I realize the part individualism has played in my writing. You can’t invite the ’middle class’ out for tea, any more than you can go for a walk in the woods with the ’working class’. It is individuals who shape (...)
This review of Tony Judt’s Postwar was refused by the Literary Review, which had solicited the article from the author at the time Judt’s book was published in 2005. The book has been highly acclaimed in the press and has received virtually no (...)
The following article was published on the Channel 4 website following a commentary made by the author on a television programme about the First World War and the origin of the German Nazi movement. The author argues that the Western (...)
Lord Robert Skidelsky’s review of the American edition of 1945: The War That Never Ended is quite the best analysis made to date of the author’s work, though it is of course limited to the last volume of the War-and-Peace trilogy. Nonetheless, (...)