The Best Kind of Revision: Alan Alport’s Britain at Bay

Inconvenient Suits: Foreign in a Domestic Sense

Tragedy of Errors: John Gooch’s The Italian Army and the First World War

Big Strategy: Ian Morris’s Geography is Destiny

Life at the Top: Toby Wilkinson’s The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Lesser than the Sum of its Parts: Dominic Lieven’s In the Shadow of the Gods

Unfocused Pain: Raoul Peck’s Exterminate All the Brutes

Pell-Mell Towards the Abyss: David Nichols’ Eisenhower 1956

No Good Options: When History Fails to Bring Clarity