New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

Ibstock, by Pamela J. Fisher     The latest Short from the Leicestershire series of the Victoria County History (VCH) has just been published by the University of London Press. Ibstock, written by Pamela Fisher, is the third VCH Short from the Leicestershire...
Coming soon: the latest BBIH update … with thanks

Coming soon: the latest BBIH update … with thanks

By Simon Baker The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) is a record of nearly 620,000 books, articles and essays relating to the British and Irish past and the British world. BBIH is updated three times a year, with the next release in early June. Our...
In praise of the edited collection

In praise of the edited collection

By Peter Webster What’s the status, and value, of the edited essay collection in History publishing? In his new book—The Edited Collection: Pasts, Present and Futures (Cambridge University Press)—Peter Webster considers book chapters and collections as forms of...
Cinemas in previous times of crisis

Cinemas in previous times of crisis

By Sam Manning Cinemas are just one of the popular public arenas required to close during the current COVID-19 emergency. But for many UK venues this crisis has historical resonance. Here, cinema historian Dr Sam Manning considers how the film industry and British...