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The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes weekly commentaries on new books. Our reviews are longer than those in many academic journals and focus on titles published in the last year. ‘Reviews’ will be taking a break during July and the first half of August, but look...

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Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Dr Joe Chick explores Bristol, a city on the boundaries of the English Midlands and the south west, a port that dominated trade with France, Ireland and Wales throughout the Middle Ages and Early Modern periods, but whose more recent histories are defined in relation to the legacies of the Atlantic slave trade.

Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

By Joe Chick Having explored the histories of Kenilworth, Colchester and Coventry, Dr Joe Chick arms himself with ‘A History of English Places’, the App for mobile devices developed by the Victoria County History (VCH) with Aimer Media. In this blog, he heads to...

The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

By Joe Chick Join Joe Chick as he takes to the streets of Coventry with the 'History of England's Places' App to find the city that was there before the bombs. On my first two walks, I explored the towns of Kenilworth (Warws.) and Colchester (Essex). On this walk I...

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Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Dr Joe Chick explores Bristol, a city on the boundaries of the English Midlands and the south west, a port that dominated trade with France, Ireland and Wales throughout the Middle Ages and Early Modern periods, but whose more recent histories are defined in relation to the legacies of the Atlantic slave trade.

Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

By Joe Chick Having explored the histories of Kenilworth, Colchester and Coventry, Dr Joe Chick arms himself with ‘A History of English Places’, the App for mobile devices developed by the Victoria County History (VCH) with Aimer Media. In this blog, he heads to...

The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

By Joe Chick Join Joe Chick as he takes to the streets of Coventry with the 'History of England's Places' App to find the city that was there before the bombs. On my first two walks, I explored the towns of Kenilworth (Warws.) and Colchester (Essex). On this walk I...