Caroline Nielsen introduces you to one of the best-selling ghost story collections of all time and to the foremost writers on psychic phenomenon of the nineteenth century: Mrs Catherine Crowe.
Tag: nineteenth century
What is the role of space and place in the commemoration of Peterloo? Katrina Navickas explores the massacre’s legacy in the streets of Manchester.
What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
A record of suffering: curator Janette Martin examines a report published shortly after the Peterloo Massacre which memorialises the injuries and identities of the victims.
Revolutionary harridans? Ruth Mather argues that historians need to take a closer look at the radical women of Peterloo.
In the second article of our feature on the radical potential of family history, family historian Mark Crail reflects on the power of collaboration in the history of working-class movements.
Alice Billington explores a historical culture of secrecy that still informs ideas about menstruation today
Seamus Flaherty on the history of a word which has surged back into public discourse this year.