Historical Research

Latest issue - August 2014

Articles include: ‘You are what you eat’: historical changes in ideas about food and identity by Steven Shapin.

This article looks at the history and cultural significance of relations between food and personal and national identity.

Latest virtual issue

The new virtual issue, Charity and Philanthropy, includes articles and podcasts on the reform work of Elizabeth Fry, families and model housing, education, culture and art and more.

Forthcoming articles

  • Obstinate juries, impudent barristers and scandalous verdicts? Compensating the victims of the Gordon Riots of 1780 and the Priestley Riots of 1791. Jonathan Atherton
  • Hagiography and Norman ducal genealogy in twelfth-century England. Ilya Afanasyev
  • Religion, politics and patronage in the late Hanoverian navy, c.1780-c.1820. Gareth Atkins
  • Recovering Charles I’s art collection: some implications of the 1660 Act of Indemnity and Oblivion. Andrew Barclay