Latest books from Reviews in History

Latest books from Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes weekly commentaries on new books. Our reviews are longer than those in many academic journals and focus on titles published in the last 6-12 months. Many reviews also include responses from the book’s author. Reviews in...
New from the Victoria County History of Herefordshire: Colwall

New from the Victoria County History of Herefordshire: Colwall

Colwall is the latest VCH ‘Short’ from Herefordshire series of the Victoria County History (VCH), published by the University of London Press. VCH Shorts are accessible histories which present high-quality VCH research for the general reader, focused on a particular...
Latest issue of Historical Research

Latest issue of Historical Research

Volume 93, Issue 260 Our latest issue of Historical Research is now available! It features ten great new articles, from the pre-Conquest period up to post war Britain. Starting with the medieval period, we have ‘The earliest arbitration treaty? A...
The monarchy, mythmaking, and VE Day

The monarchy, mythmaking, and VE Day

By Ed Owens On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Ed Owens — author of The Family Firm. Monarchy, Mass Media and the British Public, 1932-53 — reflects on the royal family’s careful cultivation of a media image in wartime, culminating with the events of...