#Question
1Would History be worth studying if it didn’t repeat itself?
2Why is it OK for one country to intervene in another? 
3why do archaeologists love pots so much?   
4Why did Henry VIII call his son Arthur? 
5Why are you sitting in this chair? 
6Who writes history? 
7Which person (or sort of person) in the past would you most like to interview, and why?
8When was the English monarchy at its strongest? 
9What trees did Disraeli plant at Hughenden Manor? 
10what is your view on women in the second world war, eg. any gains?   
11What is the position of the individual in history? 
12What is the most useful source for a historian? 
13What is the difference between modern history and modern politics? 
14What do you think of Ben Elton?
15What can we learn from the south wall of Warwick castle? 
16What are the parallels between totalitarian control in the Nazi state and forms of control in the western world today? 
17What are the origins of your Christian name? 
18Were the Russian peasants mystically connected to the countryside? 
19was Russia just too damn big for democracy?   
20Was it more detrimental or beneficial to Elizabeth 1's image to align herself with the virgin Mary? 
21Was Hitler really evil?
22Should historians be allowed to read sci-fi novels?
23Is violence always political? Does 'political' mean something different in different contexts?
24Is there such thing as 'race'?
25Is the Stansted expansion was a good idea?  
26Is national character a useful concept in History?
27Is humanity destined to repeat the mistakes of history?'
28Is History moving away from the study of great men to that of ordinary people? 
29Is Christianity solely about salvation?  
30In the 1920s did the invention of the Henry Ford car lead to a national sub-culture or was it just an aspect of one?
31Imagine we had no records about the past at all, except everything to do with sport – how much of the past could we find out about?
32If you could interview anyone from history, who would it be?
33How would you research illiterate medieval craftsmen? 
34How would you compare Henry VIII and Stalin?
35how would one apply effective governmental systems to Mongolia?  
36How would a biography of a major political figure written while they are alive differ from one written after their death? Which would be the more accurate assessment of their contribution to history?
37How much of the past can you count?
38How do you organise a successful revolution?  
39How do historians obtain evidence? 
40How can one define a revolution?
41history repeats itself in paragraphs rather than sentences  
42Has the French revolution ended? 
43Do you think the government should spend money preserving historical sites? 
44do you think the dumbing down of history for television and in museums is a good thing?  
45Do you think the Bavarian peasants of 1848 had an ideology? 
46Do you think that all of History is a History of Thought?
47Do you feel historical artefacts belong in the country of their origin? 
48Can you see a connection between Britain’s 'euro-skepticism' and its obsession with teaching about Nazism?
49Can the American political system be compared to the feudal system of the medieval age?
50Can history stop the next war? 
51What would be differences in a film made by a ‘normal’ filmmaker and a historian?
52Do you think modern history is more relevant than ancient and medieval history? 
53Are modern historians more nihilistic about religion?
54Why is it important for historians to have a concrete definition of “resistance” when writing about Nazi Germany?
55How can we connect History with Anthropology?
56How would the writer persuade you of his point of view
57Most important event in last decade
58Is the year 2000 special?
59Is political history the history of government?
60US Civil Rights Movement 
61The class system in Britain
62So how would a Marxist view your opinions on class?
63The Holocaust
64What do you think of when you hear the word ‘England’?
65Why do you think the west has gained cultural imperialism in recent years?
66Name an academic theory you are interested in and your take on it.
67What does History teach us? 
68Why is History important to you? 
69If you could keep objects from the present for the future, what would they be?
70Uses and abuses of History
71Did Henry’s usurpation in 1485 mark the start of a more modern monarchy? 
72Did the participants of the Indian Mutiny look back on history to justify their aims or actions?
73Can we condemn the societies of the past?
74Does human nature change over time?
75How malleable are our thoughts?
76Does state control have the consent of the masses? – i didn’t really get this one, he asked me several times.
77How helpful is it to group things under terms such as ‘baroque’, ‘renaissance’ etc?
78Can music teach us about society?
79Is it useful to compare Hitler and Stalin?
80European Britain in 1820's
81About Marxist historiography,
82 About using landscapes in Historical study
83What does music tell us about history?
84Who does truth belong to?
85Is there such a thing as truth?
86How did Henry VII foreign policy hinder his domestic progress?
87The importance of ideology
88Fashion
89A place that has influenced your view of History?
90Was Stalin successful? Was he popular?
91What were the causes of WWII? 
92Are there any similarities between Oliver Cromwell and George Washington
93Define nationalism
94How does language affect culture
95What place that you have been to recently interested you the most historically?
96Mythology
97Vanity Fair
98Jane Austen- 19th Century literature
99Comparing the heroines of Jane Austen
100What material was the scarf in Othello made of, and who gave it, where was it made
101What did I think internal and external threats to democracy were?
102Did I think democracy was the final form of human government?
103Printing in the 16th Century
104Gender History
105Social change
106Historians views
107The ways leaders try to unify people
108 Why communism is so repressive
109About traffic lights--should we go through red ones
110EU - discussion