How can we understand women’s role in political violence and terrorism? James Crossland discusses the role of Russian women in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II.
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A moving first-hand account of the Siege of Leningrad from a civilian who lived through it, transcribed and introduced by his great nephew, Mikael Kai Zakharov.
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
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.