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Introduction

Sam Edwards

Sam Edwards is Senior Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely on the cultural history of twentieth century conflict. He is the author ofAllies in Memory: World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, c.1941-2001 (2015), which was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amy Walling

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Film history has come a long way since the pioneering work of those such as Robert Rosenstone, Jeffrey Richards and Michael Paris in the 1980s and 1990s. See, for example, R. A. Rosenstone, History on Film, Film...

Conclusion

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...While writing Chapter 11, I had the very encouraging experience of being commissioned by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) of the UK’s Defence Academy at Shrivenham to run an entire study day on manual wargaming, focused...

Cycling in the age of motoring

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In an early scene from the 1960 film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, the main character, Arthur Seaton, is riding home on his bike – a racer – along with many of his fellow workers, after finishing his shift at the Raleigh factory...

Educational utility

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The most important function of wargames is to convey a vicarious understanding of some of the strategic and tactical dynamics associated with real military operations. Besides learning about the force, space and time relationships...

Reading Images

Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Loughborough University, UK. She is the author of Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century (2007) and, along with Laura M. Chmielewski, The Atlantic Experience: People, Places, Ideas (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Non-Textual Sources : A Historian’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aim: In this chapter, we will explore in detail some of the issues that arise when historians use still images as their primary sources. We will discuss a variety of sources including paintings, maps, cartoons and photographs. The first...

The office

Nicola Bishop

Nicola Bishop is Senior Lecturer in English, Film and Television at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Her main research interest is the interdisciplinary representation of the lower-middle-class clerk in British popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lower-Middle-Class Nation : The White-Collar Worker in British Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...As the white-collar workforce expanded throughout the nineteenth century, the clerk went from being a semi-professional personal assistant to entering vast bureaucratic halls filled with row upon row of identical desks. Later the male...

Accuracy vs simplicity

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Perhaps the most pervasive trade-off affecting all human attempts to understand the world in which we live is that between accurately capturing the almost infinite complexities of reality and keeping our models simple enough to be grasped...

From the Extended Mind to the Anthropocene: Rethinking Scale in Literary History

Arthur Rose

Arthur Rose is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English Studies and Medical Humanities at Durham University, UK. He is the author of Literary Cynics: Borges, Beckett, Coetzee (Bloomsbury, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Ted Underwood’s Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies resolves the ongoing problem of periodicity in English Departments with an unashamed endorsement of “big data...

The moving image as a secondary source: Truth, authenticity and narrative

Faye Sayer

Faye Sayer is Senior Lecturer in Public History and Community Archaeology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has published extensively on the value of public history and community archaeology, and she is the author of Public History: A Practical Guide (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Overlooking ‘popular history’ The history presented in moving images has often been overlooked, undervalued and disregarded by many historians; considered...

Modelling conflict dynamics

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Like the board and pieces in chess, the map and counters in a wargame are useless without clear rules to specify how players may use the components to contend for victory. It is here where wargame design departs most clearly from...