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Review: Invisible Agents: Women and Espionage in Seventeenth-Century Britain by Dr Nadine Akkerman-Oxford University Press-2018
– ‘Have we not an equal interest with the men of this nation in those liberties and securities contained in the Petition of Right?’ ‘if this principle were true that all subjection and obedience to persons and their laws stood by electing them, then…all wom...
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Contemporary Trotskyism: Parties, Sects and Social Movements in Britain by John Kelly, Routledge, 295pp,
This new book on the history of contemporary Trotskyism is the first of its kind.It is commendable for a major publisher like Routledge to produce such a book. The book is a well researched to a point and is a scholarly work. However, looking at other revie...
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John Kelly, Contemporary Trotskyism: Parties, Sects and Social Movements in Britain Routledge, 295pp, £23.99, ISBN 9781138943810
This new book on the history of contemporary Trotskyism is the first of its kind. Therefore it is commendable for a major publisher like Routledge to produce such a book. The book is a well researched to a point and is a scholarly work. However, looking at ...
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Niall Ferguson: A Walking Provocation
The fact that the right-wing Professor Niall Ferguson has been caught leading a campaign to attack a left-wing student he disagreed with should come as no surprise. Ferguson has a record of pursuing a right-wing agenda both inside and outside academia. He i...
Niall Ferguson: A Walking Provocation
Niall Ferguson: A Walking Provocation
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The Journey towards Fresh Perspectives: A Personal Reflection on Historical Writing-Dr Kirsteen M MacKenzie
I first of all must thank Keith for the very kind invitation to contribute to his blog.  My original idea was to write a defence of the three Stuart kingdoms, essentially assessing the New British histories 20 years after the initial debate.  I realise that...
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Why I Write? How I Write? Edited by Keith Livesey
I would like to say that the idea for this collection of
articles on Why I write, How I write came
to me in a blinding flash of genius but I
would be lying. The idea came from two from two
sources. The first being an article by the writer George Orwell whos...
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Why I Write and How I Write Jodie Collins
Up until the age of 19 I was quite certain that I was not a writer, let alone a historian. Despite the fact I had such an interest in politics and history, I found writing an excruciating process, and I had failed history at college . I am now, 7 years late...
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