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Earth, ice, wind and fire: making men on the eighteenth-century Grand Tour

Earth, ice, wind and fire: making men on the eighteenth-century Grand Tour

‘Masculinity and Danger on the Eighteenth-Century Grand Tour’ is the latest title in the New Historical Perspectives series from the IHR, Royal Historical Society and University of London Press. Here, author Dr Sarah Goldsmith introduces her new book — a study of the place of danger and risk in the formation of elite masculinity on the European Tour.

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Historical Research 

Victoria County History

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

The latest title in the VCH Short series is Ibstock, from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire. Written by Pamela J. Fisher, Ibstock is the third Short title from VCH Leicester and is published in paperback print and ebook by University of London Press.

Bibliography of British and Irish History

The Bibliography of British and Irish History goes to war

The Bibliography of British and Irish History goes to war

In this post, Isaac Woolley — one of the IHR’s 2020 summer interns — discusses his research using the Bibliography of British and Irish History on which he worked. What can BBIH tell us about publishing trends in the subject of modern warfare?

Reviews in History

Reviews in History: call to join our editorial advisory board

Reviews in History: call to join our editorial advisory board

‘Reviews in History’, the IHR’s academic reviews service, is looking to extend its editorial advisory network: if you’d like to share your expertise and recommendations for new History books and publishing, then please do get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

Latest books from Reviews in History

Latest books from Reviews in History

The latest summary of books included in the IHR’s ‘Reviews in History’ service, including studies on Peterloo, Renaissance art crime, and a curious and illuminating story of eighteenth-century rabbit breeding.

Latest books from Reviews in History

Latest books from Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes regular essays on new books. Reviews appear weekly. In case you missed them, here’s a selection of the latest reviews.

Open Access Publishing

Open Access Week 2017: share and aware

Open Access Week 2017: share and aware

Researcher awareness and engagement with open access data and sharing is increasing, that is according to a 2017 State of Open Data Report published by Figshare this week. This does not come as a surprise to me and, as a publisher of open access research in a variety...

A new open access series with the Royal Historical Society

A new open access series with the Royal Historical Society

The IHR has the great pleasure of announcing our partnership with the Royal Historical Society (RHS) to publish a new, open access series of monographs and shorter form works, further solidifying our commitment to open access. New Historical Perspectives will seek to...

Digital development: a commitment to OA

Digital development: a commitment to OA

When I joined the IHR in early August, I did so with the challenging assignment of helping to further the Institute’s mission to embrace the opportunities of digital content delivery and enable greater access to knowledge, in line with the School’s Statement on Open...