How did working-class mothers during the Industrial Revolution combine waged labour with childcare? Melanie Reynolds explores little-known practices of women caring for their children in factories and mills
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The Historians Group of the Communist Party commissioned a play about the English Revolution in 1948. But how politically useful was this production?
Bart van der Steen discusses the role and importance of the crowbar in the act of squatting, in Amsterdam and beyond.
Vera Mackie on the paper crane, and its development from Japanese folk practice to a symbol of anti-nuclear activism.
Ruth Mather writes on the benefits of interrogating history curriculum bias in a school setting, and discusses the benefits to both students and educators of doing so.
In his book, The Politics of History (1970), Howard Zinn asked: what is radical history? In March, postgraduate students and early career researchers came together to offer some responses.
Martin Plaut on the battle of statues in South Africa, and a necessary reconsideration of the relationship of Gandhi with African political leaders.