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

Journals, News, Uncategorized

Liverpool University Press to publish Global Nineteenth-Century Studies from 2022, a journal devoted to the world’s connectedness between 1780 and 1914

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce it will publish a new journal, Global Nineteenth-Century Studies, from 2022. Global Nineteenth-Century Studies is a forum for scholars from a wide array of disciplines who share an interest in the world’s connectedness between 1780 and 1914. It will publish pioneering essays of transnational, comparative, transimperial, and transatlantic … Continue reading

Jewish Studies

Journeys from the Abyss – 5 minutes with Tony Kushner

To celebrate the release of Journeys from the Abyss, caught up with author Tony Kushner to discuss the various experiences of Jewish refugees and the importance of history and memory.  Could you tell us a bit about the book and what inspired your research? Why do you think this is the first study to place Jewish … Continue reading