Subject: Cultural Studies

Emile and Isaac Pereire

Why do the lives and careers of Emile Pereire (1800–75) and his brother Isaac (1806–80) fascinate us? Certainly, their achievements as railway entrepreneurs and bankers were extraordinary, but the... READ MORE

England in 1820

          What can we learn from looking at England in 1820? On the one hand, a great deal, but having said that, our understanding of this period has been hobbled by habitual... READ MORE

Jill Liddington Book Events

Jill Liddington, author of Vanishing for the Vote, has a number of book events coming up. Please see the below poster for more details. Vanishing for the vote recounts what happened on one night,... READ MORE

British Queer History

  As we celebrate this year’s LGBT History month, we should commemorate an important milestone in the struggle for gay rights. 2014 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the setting up of the... READ MORE

Released this week, The silent morning

  The first book to study the cultural impact of the Armistice of 11 November 1918. This title, by Trudi Tate and Kate Kennedy, contains 14 new essays from scholars working in literature, music,... READ MORE

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