An illustrated postcard from the Boer war (1899 – 1902), which was a great radical cause at the end of the nineteenth century
Duncan Barrett, co-author of the book, ‘The Sugar Girls’, writes about the women who worked at Tate & Lyle’s two factories in Silvertown, London, in the years following the Second World War, and methodologies in oral history
A reflection on the significance of the Tolpuddle Martyrs and how their story has been told over the last 178 years
The feminist and writer Beatrix Campbell – author of The Iron Ladies: Why Do Women Vote Tory?, among other titles – takes exception to Phyllida Lloyd’s Oscar winning film ‘The Iron Lady’…
Review of books published by Five Leaves related to the Battle of Cable Street, by Martin Spafford
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 badge from the National Asylum Workers Union, founded in 1910, which became the centre of a dispute at Bodmin Asylum in October 1918.