Tag Archives: masculinity

Family, Manliness and the First World War

Further to yesterday’s post, Andrew Hillier here continues his exploration of the three Hillier brothers (Walter, Harry and Guy) and their families. Here, Andrew takes us to the First World War, the centenary of which is of course fast approaching, … Continue reading

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Migration to the Colonies (Part III): Canada

Part Three of our series on imperial emigration turns to Canada. You can view the original article in PDF form here: Hard work and long days in Canada or read its online version below. HARD WORK AND LONG DAYS: CROSSING … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Macaulay and Son: Architects of Imperial Britain by Catherine Hall (Yale University Press, 2013)

I have recently been reviewing Catherine Hall’s Macaulay and Son: architects of imperial Britain for the journal History. As usual, you will have to wait for them to publish the formal review, but as has become my recent habit, I … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War by Michael Roper (Manchester University Press, 2009)

A few years ago, I attended the Women’s History Network annual conference of 2008 (on the topic of Gender and Generation: Women and Life-Cycles). It stands out in my memory as the most moving, stimulating and exciting conference I have … Continue reading

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Announcements: 23 April 2011

Conference Announcements ‘For Love or Money?: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Emotional Labour’ 2 July 2011, University of the West of England, Bristol The 18th annual conference of the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Confirmed speakers … Continue reading

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