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  • Steve Biko and the Soweto Revolt (uprising)

      Anti-apartheid and Black rights campaigner Steve Biko, the Soweto Revolt and the end of Apartheid
    In 1968 a 22-year-old medical student walked out of the conference for the National Union for South African students. Steve Biko was enraged that Black students at the supposedly anti-apartheid organisation were sleeping in separate dormitories from whites at the conference. Biko formed self-empowerment groups, which were more Black-focused and...
    Steve Biko and the Soweto Revolt (uprising)
  • Age of Revolutions Resources

      The Great Debate 2019
    The Age of Revolution is a period in history, which, for the purposes of the Great Debate 2019, we are considering as 1775-1848.  Over the course of these years, society underwent a series of revolutions in almost all theatres of life: political, war, social and cultural, and economic and technological....
    Age of Revolutions Resources
  • Britain in the Age of Revolutions

      Video podcast series by History Hub, Royal Holloway, University of London
    In this series of videos, produced by Royal Holloway, University of London, staff and students explore British responses to the American and French Revolutions. This playlist includes videos looking at the origins of the American Revolution; specific questions like ‘Why didn’t French-Canadians join the revolution?; and actor readings of key...
    Britain in the Age of Revolutions
  • The German Revolution 1918-19

      Classic Pamphlet
    Like other revolutions the German revolution of November 1918 was a product of different causes, some of which formed part of the events immediately preceding it, while other belonged to the less recent past. The revolution began as the improvised revolt of an exhausted and disillusioned population against an authoritarian...
    The German Revolution 1918-19
  • The Peasants’ (Great) Revolt

      Video podcast series by History Hub, Royal Holloway, University of London
    In this series of videos, produced by Royal Holloway, University of London, staff and students explore the Great Revolt of 1381, better known as the Peasants’ Revolt, through a combination of animations, dramatised primary sources, and short presenter-led videos. This includes videos looking at the causes of the revolt, its...
    The Peasants’ (Great) Revolt
  • Germany after the 1848 Revolutions

      Beyond the Barricades
    In this podcast Dr Anna Ross analyzes the long-term impact of the 1848 Revolutions. Though the revoking of many constitutions at the time has caused the period to be viewed as a loss for liberal ideology, Ross discusses how these actions could be viewed as beneficial. Despite the constitutional rollback, government action...
    Germany after the 1848 Revolutions
  • Podcast Series: The Age of Revolutions

      Multipage Article
    This podcast series was commissioned as part of the HA’s education programme on the Age of Revolutions period, funded by the Age of Revolution legacy project. They were recorded with leading academic historians and are intended to shed light on a variety of perspectives on the period. These podcasts were...
    Podcast Series: The Age of Revolutions
  • Peterloo August 1819: the English Uprising

      Historian article
    Robert Poole, historical consultant to the ‘Peterloo 200’ commemorations in and around Manchester over the summer, explores the latest research into those tragic events of August 1819 and their significance in the road to democracy. On Monday 16 August 1819 troops under the authority of the Lancashire and Cheshire magistrates...
    Peterloo August 1819: the English Uprising
  • Tudor Rebellions

      Video podcast series by History Hub, Royal Holloway, University of London
    In this series of videos, produced by Royal Holloway, University of London, staff and students examine the origins, course and outcome of the Lincolnshire Rising and the Pilgrimage of Grace, the largest popular uprising in Tudor England. The playlist also includes a two-part case study looking at the fortunes of...
    Tudor Rebellions
  • Radical Protest in the Nineteenth Century

      Video podcast series by History Hub, Royal Holloway, University of London
    In this series of videos, produced by Royal Holloway, University of London, staff and students explore the history of radicalism in the nineteenth century, including the Spa Fields Riots, the Pentrich Uprising, Luddism, the Swing Riots and the March of the Blanketeers. The playlist also provides an overview of key...
    Radical Protest in the Nineteenth Century
  • The Historian 135: Revolution

      The magazine of the Historical Association
    4 Reviews 5 Editorial (Read article) 6 The German Revolution of 1918-19: war and breaking point – Simon Constantine (Read article) 12 Steering the ship of state into port or, ending the French Revolution, 1789-1802 – Malcolm Crook (Read article) 19 The President’s Column 20 The Russian Revolution 100 years on:...
    The Historian 135: Revolution
  • Scheme of Work: Waterloo and the Age of Revolutions

      Primary Scheme of Work, Key Stage 2 History
    This scheme of work explores the 'Age of Revolutions' period across the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It was written for the Historical Association by Karin Doull to supplement the Age of Revolutions Teacher Fellowship Programme, which is funded by Waterloo 200. The Napoleonic wars shaped their age: children...
    Scheme of Work: Waterloo and the Age of Revolutions
  • Out and About: on the trail of the Pentrich Rebellion

      Historian article
    Richard Gaunt introduces us to a revolutionary incident in mid-Derbyshire whose 200th anniversary is commemorated this year. Article taken from The Historian 135
    Out and About: on the trail of the Pentrich Rebellion
  • The myths about the 1745 Jacobite revolution

      Historian article
    The harsh reality The 1745 Rebellion has become part of the romantic heritage in both British and Scottish history. At the time there was little romance to it. The many myths and misconceptions about Bonnie Prince Charlie and his followers need to be corrected and the glamorous image of the...
    The myths about the 1745 Jacobite revolution
  • 1848: Revolution in Germany

      Podcast
    This podcast by Dr Anna Ross f the University of Warwick focusses on the Frankfurt National Assembly and its contribution to debate surrounding German nationalism. In its discussion of the rights of German people and its creation of the Imperial Constitution, Ross argues that the Frankfurt National Assembly ultimately set...
    1848: Revolution in Germany
  • Bring on the iPad revolution

      Primary History Article
    Introduction The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games celebrated change whilst demonstrating the challenges revolutions have on the world. From green pastures to belching chimneystacks, from post-war Britain to the World Wide Internet and text messaging, the way society interacts is changing at an incomprehensible rate. The same could...
    Bring on the iPad revolution
  • Primary Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions

      Teacher Fellowship Programme 2018
    The 2018 Teacher Fellowship Programme was the first to include a dedicated strand for primary teaching, led by Karin Doull. It looked at developing teaching of the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848) and was fully funded by the Age of Revolution education legacy project. It focused on improving the teaching of...
    Primary Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions
  • The German Industrial and Scientific Revolution

      Podcast
    In this podcast Dr Colin Storer of the University of Warwick examines the factors that led to Germany’s industrial and scientific revolution in the 19th century and its significance. Though German was previously seen as a nation of intellectuals dating back to the reformation with Luther, and more recently with Kant, Hegel and...
    The German Industrial and Scientific Revolution
  • The digital revolution

      Primary History article
    Developments in information technology continue at an extraordinary pace. Many young children will have little or no idea of what it was like to live in a world without mobile phones, computers and the Internet. Most children will regularly make use of devices such as smart phones, digital cameras and...
    The digital revolution
  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions

      Teacher Fellowship Programme 2018
    The 2018 Teacher Fellowship Programme looked at developing teaching of the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848) and was fully funded by the Age of Revolution education legacy project. It focused on embedding the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools through the development of teacher subject knowledge and subject...
    Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions
  • Ending the French Revolution

      Historian article
    Malcolm Crook discusses why it was so difficult to end the most famous revolution of the eighteenth century and why it led to bloodshed and absolutism. Article taken from The Historian 135
    Ending the French Revolution
  • The German Revolution of 1918-19

      Historian article
    Simon Constantine examines the clashes between the Left and Right of Germany’s new Republic that helped to create the environment for future extremism and hatred. Article taken from The Historian 135
    The German Revolution of 1918-19
  • A revolution in warfare: the creation of the RAF

      Historian article
    A revolution in warfare started 100 years ago in November 1917. Paula Kitching describes the changing role of air power during the First World War that led to the creation of the RAF. Article taken from The Historian 135
    A revolution in warfare: the creation of the RAF
  • Between the Revolutions: Russia 1905 to 1917

      Classic Pamphlet
    "The key question is this - is the peaceful renovation of the country possible? Or is it possible only by internal revolution?"This quotation succintly expresses the problem that faced both contemporaries and subsequant generations of historians confronting the development of Russia between the revolutions of 1905 and 1917. The upheavals...
    Between the Revolutions: Russia 1905 to 1917
  • A comparative revolution?

      Teaching History Article
    An argument for in-depth study of the Iranian revolution in a familiar way Although the curriculum changes of 2008 brought with them new GCSE specifications, Jonathan White was disappointed by the dated feel of some ‘Modern World' options, particularly the depth studies on offer. Drawing on his experience of teaching...
    A comparative revolution?