Unboxing England’s Histories …

Unboxing England’s Histories …

This November, the IHR’s Centre for the History of People, Place and Community is celebrating 120 years of the Victoria County History with a crowdsourced project to tell the story of England – in 17 boxes! A lighthouse from Northamptonshire? Flint tools from...
Fake News and Forgery during the English Revolution

Fake News and Forgery during the English Revolution

by William White In recent years, concerns about the use of disinformation in politics have become increasingly widespread on both sides of the Atlantic. ‘Post-truth’ was the Oxford Dictionaries’ ‘Word of the Year’ for 2016, in the immediate aftermath of the...
Bibliography of British and Irish History – Update September 2019

Bibliography of British and Irish History – Update September 2019

The Bibliography of British and Irish History has been updated with almost six thousand new records! Some 682 new records relate to Irish history, while 264 deal with the history of London, 396 with the history of Scotland and 152 with Wales. The overall total...
Reviews in History: ‘In Pursuit of Civility’, by Keith Thomas

Reviews in History: ‘In Pursuit of Civility’, by Keith Thomas

By Joan Redmond In this post Dr Joan Redmond (King’s College, London) reviews Keith Thomas’ In Pursuit of Civility. Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England (Yale University Press, 2018). Joan’s essay originally appeared in December...