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History: New Books

History: New Books

By History: the journal of the Historical Association
Sharing interviews with historians about their new work, its relationship to other scholarship, and its intended impact both within - and beyond - academia. This is a podcast for absolutely anyone interested in how and why historians write what they do! The podcast series from History: the Journal of the Historical Association.
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History: New Books - Amy Milne-Smith
For today's episode, Dr Gabby Storey is in conversation with Dr Amy Milne-Smith about her new book, Out of His Mind: Masculinity and Mental Illness in Victorian Britain. The discussions focusses on masculinities, mental illness, representations thereof, and the intersections between class and wellness in the nineteenth century. You can follow Amy on Twitter @AmyMilneSmith and purchase her book here: https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526155030/.
41:42
April 27, 2022
History: New Books - Jamie L. H. Goodall (Series 1 Episode 7)
In this episode Dr Gabby Storey is in conversation with Dr Jamie L. H. Goodall about her latest book, Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars. Tune in to hear more about the history of piracy in the Chesapeake Bay and more on Dr Goodall's forthcoming projects! You can follow Jamie on Twitter at @L_Historienne, and purchase her book here: https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781467141161
36:51
March 09, 2022
History: New Books - Elena Woodacre (Series 1 Episode 6)
In this episode Dr Gabby Storey is in conversation with Dr Elena Woodacre about her new book, Queens and Queenship. They discuss queenship on a global scale and highlight new methodologies for discussing rulership and power across time and space. You can find out more about her work and follow her on Twitter @monarchyconf, and purchase the book here: https://www.arc-humanities.org/9781641891899/queens-and-queenship/
30:59
February 02, 2022
History: New Books - Sabrina Mittermeier (Series 1 Episode 5)
In this episode Dr Gabby Storey is in conversation with Dr Sabrina Mittermeier about her new book, A Cultural History of the Disneyland Theme Parks: Middle Class Kingdoms You can find out more about her work and follow her on Twitter @S_Mittermeier, and purchase the book, which is also available through Open Access, here: https://www.intellectbooks.com/a-cultural-history-of-the-disneyland-theme-parks
40:06
December 29, 2021
History: New Books - Sarah A. Bendall (Series 1 Episode 4)
In this episode Dr Gabby Storey is in conversation with Dr Sarah A. Bendall about her new book, Shaping Femininity: Foundation Garments, the Body and Women in Early Modern England. Discussions focus on the multiple femininities, intersectionalities, and fashions of early modern England. Find out more about Sarah's work on her website: https://sarahabendall.com/, follow her on Twitter @SarahABendall, and purchase the book here: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/shaping-femininity-9781350164123/ 
41:23
December 10, 2021
History: New Books - David Brydan (Series 1 Episode 3)
In this episode of the History podcast, Dr Stephanie Wright chats with Dr David Brydan about his 2019 book, Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy. See more about David's work here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/david-brydan and follow him on Twitter for updates on his current research @davidbrydan.
37:48
October 26, 2021
History: New Books - Karin Bowie (Series 1: Episode 2)
In this instalment of the History podcast, Dr Karin Bowie chats about her new book Public Opinion in Early Modern Scotland, c.1560-1707. Thinking about its broader impact on our understanding of the past and public political engagement, Karin talks protests, petitioning, print, and propaganda. Interview by History editorial intern Dr Laura Doak.  For more by Karin, check out this recent blog post for Cambridge University Press: 'False News? A Closer Look at Early Modern Public Opinion'. As mentioned in the podcast, listeners can also receive a 20% discount off this title by visiting www.cambridge.org/9781108843478 and entering the code 'POEMS2020' at the checkout.  Image credit for episode cover: The Humble Petition of Jock of Bread, Scotland (London: 1648). Public Domain.
39:38
April 23, 2021
History: New Books - James Michael Yeoman (Series 1: Episode 1)
Hannah Parker chats to James Michael Yeoman about his recent work, Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915 (2019). Follow these links to Jim's recent posts for the History website; Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915.. or I learned to stop worrying and love the book (Part One) Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915.. or I learned to stop worrying and love the book (Part Two) Click here for the link to Jim's own podcast series, ABC with Danny and Jim, which discusses radical history and politics.  Image credit for episode cover: Collection of anarchist newspapers published in Spain during the early twentieth century (cropped). Available in the public domain and here.
36:58
February 17, 2021