Category: History

16 February, 2015

Tom Cutterham

The Endless Revolution

Tom Cutterham on why the story of cotton is also the story of capitalism


Kenneth Madden

Children Of The Nation

Kenneth Madden considers a history of Ireland's "revolutionary generation"


Neil Dewar

Quantum Culture

Neil Dewar weighs up the cultural influence of quantum mechanics


2 February, 2015

Matilda Bathurst

Gropes And Pokes

Matilda Bathurst explores a cultural history of touch


Edward Hicks

In Praise Of Prejudice

Edward Hicks argues that Edmund Burke's thought remains as relevant as ever


19 January, 2015

Emily Anderson

The Meaning Of War

Emily Anderson considers an ambitious but problematic account of the literary representation of war


27 October, 2014

Tom Cutterham

Historians Getting Things Done

The History Manifesto envisages historians not in the study, library, or classroom, but striding the corridors of power, getting things done.


8 July, 2014

Rosie Lavan

Dangerous To Put Into Words



16 June, 2014

Ardevan Yaghoubi

Something Fishy: the Politics of Human Rights History

Compared with Melville’s Moby Dick, Samuel Moyn's new Human Rights book is not without obstacles.


Tom Cutterham

Factories in the Field

Roberts' book reminds readers to consider struggles over discipline, time, pay, and workers' rights around the world.