Bibliography of British and Irish History: February 2022 update

Bibliography of British and Irish History: February 2022 update

What’s new in BBIH?  The February 2022 update to the Bibliography of British and Irish History adds 1648 new publications. The new content includes books, journal articles, book chapters and edited collections covering all areas of British and Irish history, from 55...
Elizabethan Witchcraft, Sorcery, and a Very Troubled Marriage

Elizabethan Witchcraft, Sorcery, and a Very Troubled Marriage

Ahead of their new book ‘Star Chamber Matters’, Professor K. J. Kesselring (Dalhousie) dives into some of Star Chamber’s most riveting cases including this article on, marriage, ‘male witches’ and a grieving house-wife. An extraordinary court that ruled...
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...
Colonialism’s climatic legacies

Colonialism’s climatic legacies

By Harriet Mercer   Environment & History, essay no. 10   In the tenth article in our ‘Environment & History’ series, Dr Harriet Mercer discusses how the history of knowledge production can help us understand whose voices are more privileged in the...