Review of books published by Five Leaves related to the Battle of Cable Street, by Martin Spafford
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.
Discussion of a History Workshop Journal feature on ‘Coalition Cuts’, threats to archives and their repositories, urging academics, in particular, to champion libraries and archives within their own institutions
A badge from the 1989/90 sold as part of demonstrations against the Poll Tax, with proceeds supporting the Kemptown anti-Poll Tax Union.
A review of Cannadine, Keating & Sheldon’s “The Right Kind of History: Teaching the Past in Twentieth-Century England” by John Gardiner
As Greece suffers economic austerity and sharp public spending cuts, the historian Violetta Hionidou looks at worrying echoes of the country’s wartime experience of extreme deprivation