Popham: recreating a Victorian village via the census

Popham: recreating a Victorian village via the census

By Nancy Rickman   Earlier in 2020, Nancy Rickman, a sixth-form History student from Guildford High School, undertook some work experience with the Victoria County History of Hampshire. What did she discover about the practice of historical research? And what did...
‘Reviews in History’, 2020: the year in review

‘Reviews in History’, 2020: the year in review

By Philip Carter and Vanessa Rockel   In this post we review a year of History books as featured in the IHR’s Reviews in History. Reviews is a free weekly service providing extended commentaries and responses on notable titles published in 2019-20....
New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

Ibstock, by Pamela J. Fisher     The latest Short from the Leicestershire series of the Victoria County History (VCH) has just been published by the University of London Press. Ibstock, written by Pamela Fisher, is the third VCH Short from the Leicestershire...
Environment & History: IHR blog series, February-April 2021

Environment & History: IHR blog series, February-April 2021

  By Sarah Johanesen   Over the coming months on the IHR blog, ‘On History’, we’ll be carrying a special series of posts on the theme of ‘Environment & History’. Some of this content will be commissioned from historians prominent in this...
Reviews in History: call to join our editorial advisory board

Reviews in History: call to join our editorial advisory board

By Vanessa Rockel and Philip Carter Would you like to help shape the future of the IHR’s Reviews in History? We’re currently inviting applications to join our editorial advisory board. ‘Reviews in History’ is an online service run by the historical community for the...