The latest issue of Historical Research is now available. Highlights include two plenary lectures from the 2009 Anglo-American conference on Cities; a look at changing perceptions of the Victorian detective ‘From Menace to Celebrity’; a critical examination of W.S.P.U. tactics and methods in ‘The Legend of Black Friday’; and an analysis of how Britain lost the battle for hearts and minds in Iraq, 1945–58.

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