Editor Simon Renwick welcomes you to the latest edition of Canvas, titled ‘Significant Events of the 20th Century’.
David Jeffery looks at how the prohibition of chemical weapons has set back the prospects for peaceful insurgencies and a revolution in warfare
Chris Olewicz examines the persistent influence of Atlas Shrugged since its publication in 1957
In this article, Sanny Mulubale discusses the importance of Nelson Mandela’s freeing from prison as one of the politically pivotal moments of the 20th century, and the lessons that were learnt from Mandela.
In this article, Brandon Ashford discusses the importance of the Sputnik 1 project.
Simon Renwick sheds light on George F. Kennen, one of the most important and unknown political advisors of the 20th century.
In this article Beth Miller looks at New Labour and in particular at Tony Blair and some of the things he was able to achieve.
In this article Gregory Pichorowycz discusses the horrific events of the Holodomor in the Ukraine and why it should be deemed one of the significant events of the 20th century.
Michael Higgs argues why the fall of Dien Bien Phu and the fall of French Indo-China had severe ramifications for regional politics in Asia for the coming century
Sam Toombs explores the importance of the Second Boer War, and how many characteristics of warfare used would rear their heads as the 20th century progressed.