Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

By Matthew Shaw There have been numerous acts of commemoration for the centenary of the First World War. Many of these have undoubtedly chimed in meaningful ways with the public’s imagination or emotion, such as Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of...

SPOT Newsletter: 30 September 2011

Sport and Leisure History 23 May 2011 Nick Piercey (University College London) Football Club Membership in Rotterdam in 1914: Walking through the Historic City in Search of the Individual  In one week of August 1914 the lives of ordinary people began to change as war...