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‘Circumstances of Unexplained Savagery’: The Gilchrist Murder Case and Its Legacy, 1908–1927

Anne-Marie Kilday

Anne-Marie Kilday is Professor of Criminal History at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is the author of A History of Infanticide in Britain (2013) and Women and Violent Crime in Enlightenment Scotland (2007), as well as the editor, together with David Nash, of Histories of Crime, 1600-2000 (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction When the well-known Scottish lawyer and amateur criminologist William Roughead (1870–1952) was describing the murder of an elderly woman in her own home in Glasgow...

To ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’: Unmasking the Meaning of Maternalism in Colonial South Carolina

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1745, Eliza Lucas Pinckney drew up a series of resolutions among which she promised to ‘make a good wife to my dear Husband’, to ‘be a good Mother to my children’ and to ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’. She further vowed to treat...

The rise of historical comparison in the later twentieth century

Mikhail Krom

Mikhail Krom is Professor of Comparative Studies in History at European University at St. Petersburg, Russia. He is the author of Historical Anthropology (2010) and The Widowed Tsardom: The Political Crisis in Russia in the 1530s and the 1540s (2010). He is also the editor of History and Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Studies at the Turn of the 21st Century (co-edited with David Sabean and Gadi Algazi, 2006) and The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade Around Europe 1300-1600 (co-edited with Wim Blockmans and Justyna Wubs-Mroziewicz, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth Guyatt

Elizabeth Guyatt has translated from Russian since living and working in Moscow in the 1990s. She chaired the Translating Division of the Chartered Institute of Linguists from 2016-2018. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Historical Comparison

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...The wave of interest in comparative historical research that arose after the end of the First World War reached a peak at the cusp of the 1920s and 1930s and declined soon afterwards. A new growth in historical comparison began...

The Crew’s perspective: Training, eating and service

Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Nautical glamour: Pan Am’s early employees as sailors As this book has argued, the often-overlooked aspect behind airline food was the sense of entertainment...
...In 1946, as occupied Germany slowly began to recover from the destruction of the Second World War, German newspaper columnist and radio host Walther von Hollander stated: ‘Since the turn of the century, there has been repeated talk about...

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...

The family in Imperial Germany

The Family in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction: The family becomes a topic of discussion The word ‘family’ entered the German vocabulary ‘with a vengeance’, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm noted in the early nineteenth century. ‘Compound words’ became multisyllabic...

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...

‘All That They Had Heard, All That They Had Read, All That They Had Seen’: Questions of Fairness and Justice in the Trial of George Vass

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On the 28th of February 1863, the Newcastle Daily Journal included a dramatic editorial comment: We publish the report of the trial...

Antagonistic internationalists

David Brydan

David Brydan is a Lecturer at King’s College London, UK. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher on the Reluctant Internationalists project, and then Lecturer in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. His first book Franco’s Internationalists (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1952, the head of the International Federation of Catholic Men, Jean le Cour Grandmaison, wrote an article on the relationship between Catholics and the new international system built around the United Nations (UN). The principle...