Twentieth Century British History

Twentieth Century British History covers the variety of British history in the twentieth century in all its aspects. It links the many different and specialized branches of historical scholarship with work in political science and related disciplines. The journal seeks to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, in order to foster the study of patterns of change and continuity across the twentieth century. The editors are committed to publishing work that examines the British experience within a comparative context, whether European or Anglo-American.


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Latest articles

Volume 25 (4)

The Empire and 'Human Interest': Popular Empire Films, the Colonial Villain, and the British Documentary Movement 1926-39
Grandy, C., vol. 25 (4): 509-532
A Marriage Bar of Convenience? The BBC and Married Women's Work 1923-39
Murphy, K., vol. 25 (4): 533-561
The Kosmo Club Case: Clandestine Prostitution during the Interwar Period
Settle, L., vol. 25 (4): 562-584
'Farewell to 'Cotia'': The English Folk Revival, the Pit Elegy, and the Nationalization of British Coal, 1947-70
Mitchell, J., vol. 25 (4): 585-601
'Socialist Republic of South Yorkshire': Grassroots Activism and Left-Wing Solidarity in 1980s Sheffield
Payling, D., vol. 25 (4): 602-627
The Political Economy of Congestion: Road Pricing and the Neoliberal Project, 1952-2003
Rooney, D., vol. 25 (4): 628-650
The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910-2010. By Selina Todd.
McKibbin, R., vol. 25 (4): 651-654
Black Market Britain, 1939-1955. By Mark Roodhouse.
Colpus, E., vol. 25 (4): 654-656
Contesting the Moral High Ground: Popular Moralists in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain. By Paul T. Phillips.
Burkett, J., vol. 25 (4): 656-658
The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain. By Angela Bartie.
Woodbury, B., vol. 25 (4): 658-660
Constructing Post-Imperial Britain: Britishness, 'Race' and the Radical Left in the 1960s. By Jodi Burkett.
Thomlinson, N., vol. 25 (4): 660-662
Enoch Powell and the Making of Postcolonial Britain. By Camilla Schofield.
Waters, R., vol. 25 (4): 663-665

Volume 25 (3)

The Editors New Perspectives on the Cultural History of Britain and the Great War
vol. 25 (3): 345-346
Attending to Ghosts: Some Reflections on the Disavowals of British Great War Historiography
Francis, M., vol. 25 (3): 347-367
The Politics of Service and Sacrifice in WWI Ireland and India
Rose, S. O., vol. 25 (3): 368-390
Indian Sepoy Experience in Europe, 1914-18: Archive, Language, and Feeling
Das, S., vol. 25 (3): 391-417
Defence Against the Indefensible: The Gas Mask, the State and British Culture during and after the First World War
Grayzel, S. R., vol. 25 (3): 418-434
Duncan Tanner Essay Prize Winner 2013: 'Something of the Spirit of Stalingrad': British women, their Soviet sisters, propaganda and politics in the Second World War
Ward, C., vol. 25 (3): 435-460
Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2013: Vox Populi?: The Recorded Voice and Twentieth-Century British History
Moran, J., vol. 25 (3): 461-483
'Observing the 80s'
Sutcliffe-Braithwaite, F., vol. 25 (3): 484-495