Jo Caruth of RESCUE, the British Archaeological Trust, writes about why anyone with an interest in history should be concerned about the long-term impact of cuts to local government archaeological services
A review by Ross Bradshaw of ‘After the Party: Reflections on Life Since the CPGB’ edited by Andy Croft
Next year sees the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of E. P. Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class, first published by Victor Gollancz in 1963. When and why did you first read it? Do you re-read it, and under what circumstances? Please add your recollections!
Issue 73 of the History Workshop Journal is now available in print and online
The 50th anniversary of the 1962 Port Huron statement, founding document of Students for a Democratic Society, arrives at a time when renewed progressive activism in the US has been rekindled..
How 150 photographers used online communities to create a unique historical resource for the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive. Typically faded, and dating anywhere from the late 1800s to the 1950s, these ‘ghostsigns’ represent local, commercial, social and artistic history
A reflection on the significance of the Tolpuddle Martyrs and how their story has been told over the last 178 years
Should history take a good look at geography and geology, where out-of-school learning and field trips are considered an essential part of the school and university curriculum?
The successive overthrow of apparently well established governments in Tunisia, Egypt and then Libya prompts the question: how do revolutions spread? Kevin Adamson and Mike Rapport of the School of History and Politics at the University of Stirling compare years of ‘domino’ revolutions.
A response by Adam Ganz to Merylin Moos recent History Workshop Online article “Breaking the Silence”