History in Short
Our “History in Short” series gives a quick overview of historical topics for teachers, students and history enthusiasts who are pressed for time.
Our historian Steven Bishop explores what the Stars and Stripes of the U.S. national flag actually are.
Historian Michael Sewell will give a brief explanation of what the English Republic was in the seventeenth century.
In this edition of “History in Short”, we explain what Camulodunum actually was.
In this edition of “History in Short” historian Michael Sewell explains what the Reformation actually was in Europe during the 16th Century.
Historian Steven Bishop explains what statues actually are and how they have been used in history.
In this short video historian Michael Sewell explains how the Second Reform Act of 1867 built on the foundations laid by the Great Reform Act of 1832.
Historian Steven Bishop explains what the Hartford Convention in the winter of 1814 actually was.
Historian Chris Walklett explains what genealogy and genealogical research actually is, and where to start when tracing your ancestry.
Historian Liam Redfern explains what VJ Day actually is.
Historian Michael Sewell explains what the Glorious Revolution of 1688-89 actually was.
Historian Chris Walklett explains what the Macpherson Report actually was in the wake of the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
In just over five minutes historian Steven Bishop explores the life of Thomas Clarkson and his impact on the abolition of slavery.
In three minutes historian Ryan Clarke explains what the Commonwealth actually is.