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 26 (1)

From Shell Shock to Shellac: The Great War, Blindness, and Britain's Talking Book Library
Rubery, M., vol. 26 (1): 1-25
Putting the City Back into Citizenship: Civics Education and Local Government in Britain, 1918-45
Hulme, T., vol. 26 (1): 26-51
'Transformation to Paradise': Wartime Travel to Southern Africa, Race and the Discourse of Opportunity, 1939-50
Smith, J. P., vol. 26 (1): 52-73
Financial policy, coalition and Sir Kingsley Wood, 1940-1
Crowcroft, R., vol. 26 (1): 74-96
A Change of Heart? British Policies towards Tubercular Refugees during 1959 World Refugee Year
Taylor, B., vol. 26 (1): 97-121
The Influence of Informers and Agents on Provisional Irish Republican Army Military Strategy and British Counter-Insurgency Strategy, 1976-94
Leahy, T., vol. 26 (1): 122-146
Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945. By Stuart Ball.
Love, G., vol. 26 (1): 147-149
Exporting Empire: Africa, Colonial Officials and the Construction of the Imperial State, c.1900-39. By Christopher Prior.
Johnson, R., vol. 26 (1): 149-151
Modern Women on Trial: Sexual Transgression in the Age of the Flapper. Gender in History. By Lucy Bland.
Guyan, K., vol. 26 (1): 151-153
Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood. By John Stewart. * The War Inside: Psychoanalysis, Total War, and the Making of the Democratic Self in Postwar Britain. By Michal Shapira.
Davis, A., vol. 26 (1): 153-156
The Aftermath of Suffrage: Women, Gender, and Politics in Britain, 1918-1945. Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb and Richard Toye.
Beaumont, C., vol. 26 (1): 156-158
Churchill and Empire: Portrait of an Imperialist. By Lawrence James. * Churchill's Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made. By Richard Toye.
Dockter, A. W., vol. 26 (1): 159-161
Attlee's War: World War II and the Making of a Labour Leader. By Robert Crowcroft.
Todman, D., vol. 26 (1): 161-163
Britain's Korean War: Cold War Diplomacy, Strategy and Security, 1950-53. By Thomas Hennessey.
MacKenzie, S. P., vol. 26 (1): 163-165
The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain. By Matthew Hilton, James McKay, Nicholas Crowson and Jean-Francois Mouhot.
McCarthy, H., vol. 26 (1): 165-167
Hard Sell: Advertising, Affluence and Transatlantic Relations, c. 1951-69. By Sean Nixon.
Ritchie, R., vol. 26 (1): 167-170
Amateur Film: Meaning and Practice, 1927-77. By Heather Norris Nicholson
Grandy, C., vol. 26 (1): 170-172
Darcus Howe: A Political Biography. By Robin Bunce and Paul Field.
Hogsbjerg, C., vol. 26 (1): 172-174

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