Q&A with Barbara Keys: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Barbara Keys shares her thoughts on the field and on teaching American history in Australia.…


Discovering a ‘new’ Tudor ballad by John Heywood

Read Jane Flynn’s full article published in the journal British Catholic History. A few years ago, I did an internet search involving the name ‘John Heywood’, the Tudor court entertainer, poet, and musician.  One of the hits was from the catalogue of manuscripts of the Durham Cathedral Library, in a description of a book of accounts dating from 1561–75.  It mentioned that the account book contains a 38-stanza poem that ‘begins “When all that is to was ys brought / As all that hath byn is” and ends “Maye rest in rest aye restyngly / Amen quoth John Heywood” [John Heywood ?1497-?1580]’, with the name ‘Thomas Good at the end’.  I was intrigued: was the poem by Good or Heywood?…


Q&A with Tomiko Brown-Nagin: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Tomiko Brown-Nagin shares how she came to study modern American history and where she sees the field heading.…


New Review Essay on The Cambridge History of Capitalism

This is the abstract for a new Review Essay published in Business History Review by Angus Burgin entitled ‘Larry Neal and Jeffrey G.…


Adding Ireland to the Analysis – Ireland’s impact on the ‘Decade of Reform’

Read Jay Roszman’s recent article, ‘Ireland as a Weapon of Warfare’: Whigs, Tories, and the problem of Irish outrages, 1835 to 1839‘ in The Historical Journal.…


Q&A with Kevin M. Kruse: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Kevin M.…


Brexit and Our World Wars

In this blog Professor David Reynold’s discusses his article ‘Britain, the Two World Wars, and the Problem of Narrative’ which was published in The Historical Journal.…


Historicizing Citizenship

Historicizing Citizenship in Post-War Britain was published in The Historical Journal This article has its roots in a very simple question: what was citizenship?…


Rethinking the English Revolution of 1649

Rethinking the English Revolution of 1649 by Jonathan Fitzgibbons was published in The Historical Journal When the axe fell on 30 January 1649, cutting short the troubled life of King Charles I, one eyewitness claims that there followed ‘such a groan’ from the crowds of spectators ‘as I never heard before and desire I may never hear again’.…


Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History: Q&A with Brian Balogh

  For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Brian Balogh shares this thoughts on the big issues that affect how we understand modern American history.…


Revolution and Revolutionary Movements in Latin America: A Special Teaching and Research Collection of The Americas

The latest issue of The Americas is a specially curated collection that explores revolution and revolutionary movements in Latin American history from the colonial period to the present.…


What’s the West got to do with it? Challenging assumptions in the history of education

In this blog Nancy Beadie, Senior Editor of History of Education Quarterly discusses the latest issue of the journal and how this special collection of articles, book reviews and a two-part historiographical essay on Rethinking Regionalism: The West aims to illuminate changing perspectives of the history of education in the Western United States of America.…