History

Soldiers as workers: working-class life and conflict in the British army of the nineteenth century

This piece was originally posted on the Society for the Study of Labour History's blog. Far from being ‘ruffians officered by gentlemen’, the British army of the nineteenth century was made up of a typical cross-section of working-class men whose military lives mirrored those of the civilian working class, says Nick Mansfield, author of Soldiers as … Continue reading

History, Political History

The Global Challenge of Peace: introducing book 17 in the Studies in Labour History series

This piece was originally posted on the Society for the Study of Labour History‘s blog. Histories of the transition from war to peace at the end of the First World War tend to focus on the role of statesmen and imperial powers. A new book in the Studies in Labour History Series aims to re-examine the … Continue reading

Literature, Modern Languages, Political History, postcolonial studies

Female Francophone Aesthetics of Exile: In discussion with Antonia Wimbush

Author Antonia Wimbush offers an insight into issues of belonging, geographical mobility and the self in contemporary autofictional literature.

Literature, Modern Languages, News

Mapping the Amazon: Cutting through the Entanglement of Literature and Extractivism

In this exclusive interview, the book's author, Amanda Smith, discusses both the literary and commercial outputs of Amazonia and their impacts on a regional and global scale.

Journals, Liverpool Interest, music, News

The Journal of Beatles Studies: issue one Call for Papers!

The Editors of The Journal of Beatles Studies invite submissions for the inaugural issue, Navigating and Narrating the Beatles: A Research Agenda for the 21st Century