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.
Call for Papers: Environmental History Workshop 2019 on ‘Flows’ will take place at Northumbria University on 13 September 2019. Deadline for paper proposals 18 March.
What is the history behind the global plastics crisis and what are the solutions? Simon Pirani argues that we need to look at technological systems and social and economic systems in which they are embedded.
John Rennie writes about the East London History website, whose brief is to cover the history of the East End of London, from when the Romans arrived to the present day