A review of the third edition of Jim Cullen’s Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History.
AUTHOR: Victoria Bettney and others.
Historical television is on the rise, ‘The Crown’ is a superb example of how television can evoke a sense of national heritage. This article provides an introduction in considering ‘The Crown’ as a historical work.
AUTHOR: LAURA FLANNIGAN
In early November, Professor Andrew Higson gave a talk at a screening of the film ‘The Battle of the Somme’. This article outlines the talk given, and discusses the film in that light.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE METCALF
10 years ago, the popular TV series Life on Mars ran. How authentically did it portray the 1970s?
AUTHOR: WILL LLOYD-REGAN
Scottish history is sorely neglected – British history often means anglo-centric or English history. This article charters out how Scottish history has been overlooked.
AUTHOR: EMILY DUNN
The Musée de Cluny in Paris is a rare example of a museum that strives to more authentically look back at the Medieval period.
AUTHOR: ELSA ROBINSON
An interesting review of Suzannah Libscomb’s “The King is Dead” book, published last year.
AUTHOR: MAISY SZABO
To what extent are the slave hierarchies portrayed in the popular film, Django Unchained, realistic? Are representations historically accurate or merely dramatised?
AUTHOR: AILA BICER
A reflection on the life, diary and history of Anne Frank. This article also contains a short review of the Anne Frank Huis. AUTHOR: JULIA KENNY