The Historian 133: Celebrating Asa Briggs

The magazine of the Historical Association

Published: 2nd May 2017

In this edition of The Historian

4 Reviews

5 Editorial

6 The Man from Keighley - Trevor James

10 Asa Briggs’s Birmingham - Roger Ward

12 Asa Briggs and labour history - Chris Wrigley

16 Asa Briggs: an appreciation - Stephen Yeo

21 The President’s Column

22 Asa Briggs and political history - Peter Catterall

26 Raising the bar - Hugh Gault

28 Asa Briggs and The Age of Improvement - Boyd Hilton

30 Two branch members...

31 Obituary

32 HA Conference

34 Is it a Maze or a Labyrinth?- Richard Stone and Trevor James

36 My Favourite History Place: York Watergate - Trevor James

37 Empress Matilda – ‘Lady of the English’ (1102-67) in ten tweets

38 HA Tours

39 News from 59a

40 William Coltman VC – the most decorated non combatant of the Great War - Edward Green

42 The eighteenth-century lying-in hospital and the unmarried mother - Marie Paterson

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