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The online extension of History, the official journal of the Historical AssociationKeep up to date on new historical research and publications with the latest blog posts from the blog of History, the journal of the Historical Association. The site features regular posts on historical research from across the world that addresses all time periods, topics, and methodologies. It also hosts pieces discussing pedagogy, theory, and recent work within the peer-reviewed print journal History Read more

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  • Blog off! Refreshing the public history blog

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    Image: Social media sites have provided a platform for fierce debates about the statues of slave traders such as Edward Colston. Even if we think the so-called ‘culture war’ is an overinflated red herring, there’s no denying that some of the fiercest debates about history are occurring online. Contests over...

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  • History Journal Film: The Letters, Writings and Speeches of Oliver Cromwell

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    The History journal team are delighted to launch their first in a series of films interviewing the authors at the cutting edge of historical research. Today, we are thrilled to welcome John Morrill, professor emeritus of the University of Cambridge and emeritus fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge, and Dr Joel...

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  • History on the Web – previous blog posts

    17th March 2021

    Previous blog posts from the former online home of History, the journal of the Historical Association.  Crowns and controversies: the politics of King Charles III’s coronation (May 2023) Interview with Jessica A. Fernandez de Lara Harada on Othered Histories of Race: “Mexican and Japanese relations demonstrate the existence of an open, decentred world characterised by multiple...

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