BBC History Magazine

"BBC History Magazine is essential reading for anyone with a keen interest in all things historical. Helping bring Britain and the world's rich past to life, each issue provides you with accessible and informative features from leading academic historians. BBC History Magazine was established to publish authoritative history in an accessible and attractive format. But we give you much more than that: our contributors are the leading experts in their fields, and so whether we're…

Academic Publishers

Information needs updating. Adam Matthew Publications "Adam Matthew Publications … is a scholarly publisher making available original manuscript collections, rare printed books and other primary source material in microform and electronic format." Ashgate "Ashgate is a highly regarded international publisher in the humanities, the social sciences, aviation/aviation psychology, and chemical references, with an outstanding reputation for producing high quality, specialized scholarly studies and collected essays." Blackwell Publishers "Part of the Blackwell Group, the world's largest…

History Today

"History Today is a unique cultural institution, bringing the best in historical writing and research to a wide audience. The magazine created the concept of popular history, mixing styles, genres and periods to achieve a fusion of intellectual excitement and readability. As the world’s premier, and probably oldest, history magazine, we have been published monthly in London since January 1951. Our founder was the enigmatic Brendan Bracken, Minister of Information during the Second World War,…

Extract from “Chapter 2: Placing the British Experience of the Propaganda Poster in Context”

As I prepare materials for 'Film History', it seems a good time to go back to my thesis and access the section of the varying art movements leading to British graphic design styles as the Second World War broke out. (c) Bex Lewis, 2004 This next section draws on the methodological framework outlined in chapter one to think about aspects of form and style. It sees poster design as an encoding through which ‘truths’ were…

The Social History Society

The Social History Society was founded in 1976 to encourage the study of the history of society and cultures by teaching, research, publication and other appropriate means. Since then it has organised a conference annually and acted to represent the interests of social and cultural history and of social and cultural historians both within higher education and in the wider community. The society is based in the UK but is concerned with social history internationally…