This month in ‘Reviews in History’

This month in ‘Reviews in History’

Our highlight this month in Reviews in History is a fascinating discussion between Scott Newton and David Edgerton of the latter’s The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: a Twentieth Century History. This compelling book recasts 20th-century British history in...
Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

During November 2018, the IHR will host three of its annual named lectures in modern Irish History, Public History and Modern British History with Senia Paseta, Lucy Delap and Richard Vinen. The lectures will be held in the Institute of Historical Research at the...
The Re-Imagining of Christian Frederick Cole

The Re-Imagining of Christian Frederick Cole

By Pamela Roberts A cursory glance at this image may elicit recognition of a 19th century music hall minstrel with striped trousers, a banjo in hand, and the title ‘Old King Cole’. But look more closely: the person in the image is wearing an academic gown and a...