Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?
As statues spark controversy, Laura Leonard critically examines how white supremacists in Charlottesville, as well as critics of the ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ campaign, have invoked heritage as a legitimising language.
The Peace History Conference and the Working Class Movement Library present a day exploring the effects of the Russian Revolutions on the British labour and peace movements.
Catherine Hall and Daniel Pick reflect on the power of denial, the danger of myopia, and the ways denial holds people together, shaping collective and national memories.
Gareth Stedman Jones reflects on the history of referenda, and the ways they can be used to bring about unconstitutional or unscrupulous changes in government.
A special, free-access compilation of articles on South Asian history from History Workshop Journal
Radical history is inherently a matter of politics, and foregrounding that politics.
Researching the history of the Great Famine in China through archival sources, by Zhou Xun
Carl Packman discusses the rise of payday loans companies in the UK, and the history of loan sharking and legislation against usury in the USA
A review of The Last Hunters: The Crab Fishermen of Cromer, an account of the Norfolk crab fishing industry