In 1947 The Abeokuta Women’s Union staged an influential tax revolt. How can understanding these women’s sense of time, including their vision for the future, increase our historical understanding?
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What can the famous ‘Nippy’ waitress, a fixture at Lyon’s Tea Shops across Britain, teach us about emotions at work?
How did a desire for meat in a climate that did not support cattle rearing allow settlers to expand their reach? Efrat Gilad explores the history of meat consumption and the expanded meat trade as larger numbers of European Jews arrived in British Mandate Palestine.
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.
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?