Celebrating 1 Year of History Indoors!
This week marks the celebration of the 1st Birthday of History Indoors. It seems only yesterday that Michael kicked...Continue reading
Should local artefacts be preserved in local museums?
Ah, the museum. To some, an afternoon in one is worse than watching paint dry. For many a history...Continue reading
Is the colon overused in historical titles?
No, I don’t mean the organ in our bodies. I mean the : in historical writings. What I’m about...Continue reading
Should historical TV dramas come with a warning label that they may include fictitious content?
I skirted around this question in my last blog. There I argued the benefits of historical TV dramas in...Continue reading
Civil War, Revolution, Rebellion? What on earth do we call it?
I don’t know about you, but I find that in History names can cause really big arguments. Was it...Continue reading
Historical computer games and collective memory
Historical computer games, much like historical films, are perhaps entitled to a little ‘artistic licence’. The obvious example being...Continue reading
The positive uses of TV as Public History
In 1994 social historian Raphael Samuel warned those associated with the academic discipline of history to not dismiss the...Continue reading
The Planners dilemma: Do we really need old buildings?
I thought I would briefly write about a question that has been on my mind for quite some time...Continue reading