Harrington, petitioning and the construction of public opinion

Harrington, petitioning and the construction of public opinion Edward Vallance (University of Roehampton) Franco-British History seminar 8 November 2012 Abstract: Historians have noted that the republic depicted in Harrington’s ‘Oceana’ (1656)...

Reshaping the past: the lingering colonial present

Imperial and World History seminar 15 October 2012 Tom Bentley (University of Sussex) Reshaping the past: the lingering colonial present This podcast is about 20 minutes long. Violence is a driving force of colonialism, but it is not the only narrative available. ...

Churchill, Thatcher, Major, Blair, Brown and Powell

In a previous blog I mentioned how Churchill has dominated historical writings and also mentioned that he had a journal devoted to him. Well now Churchill has his own online archive which is reviewed in Reviews in History. And so Churchill joins some of his successors...