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The Gough Map Project: A Tale of Two Maps

The Gough Map Project: A Tale of Two Maps

By William D. Shannon The Gough Map Project has reached that ‘interesting’ stage where we are moving from either sitting on the fence and making no decisions, or making lots, but then rejecting them all.  It is now time to reach some firm conclusions, and start...

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Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

This post was written by Adam Chapman, the General Editor of the Victoria County History, and Lecturer in Medieval History at the Institute of Historical Research.[Working for the VCH] sparked my long-forgotten childhood curiosity around the history of place, what...

New from the Victoria County History: Launching Tamworth

New from the Victoria County History: Launching Tamworth

The Victoria County History (VCH) is well known for its detailed studies of individual localities, which assemble (in the words of one recent reviewer) 'countless tiny parts to build a much larger whole'. The 'Big Red Books' describing the histories of places large...

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Bibliography of British and Irish History: June 2022 update 

Bibliography of British and Irish History: June 2022 update 

What’s new in BBIH?  The June 2022 update to the Bibliography of British and Irish History adds 2610 new publications. The new content includes books, journal articles, book chapters and edited collections covering all areas of British and Irish history, from 55...