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Subject: historical writing

What do the newspaper articles, and trial of Robert Coombes tell us about the representations of criminally insane children in the late nineteenth-century?

  • Author:
  • Niamh Carney
  • Subjects:
  • childhood
  • class
  • Crime
  • criminal insanity
  • criminal law
  • gender
  • historical writing
  • history
  • homicide
  • juvenile criminality
  • matricide
  • mental health
  • moral panic
  • newspaper
  • Nineteenth Century
  • psychology
  • punishment
  • sensationalism
  • testimonies
  • trial
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

An Exploration of Jewish Identity in Post-War Britain through Oral History and Personal Testimony

  • Author:
  • Rachel Susannah Gee
  • Subjects:
  • anti-Semitism
  • British Jews
  • cultural assimilation
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Holocaust
  • identity
  • immigration
  • Israel
  • Jews
  • oral history
  • post-war
  • refugee
  • religion
  • religious ideology
  • Second World War
  • social class
  • social mobility
  • testimonies
  • Twentieth Century
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Sacred History and the construction of ‘Frankish’ Identity in Guibert de Nogent’s Dei gesta per Francos

  • Author:
  • Hannah MacKenzie
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • First Crusade
  • historical writing
  • history
  • religion
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2017
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Observing the Eye of God: The Islamic role in Alfonso X’s Discourse on Kingship (1221-1284CE)

  • Author:
  • Christopher Rollinson
  • Subjects:
  • historical writing
  • Islam
  • kingship
  • Medieval Studies
  • philosophy
  • poetry
  • religion
  • science
  • theology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2016
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Agriculture and economy on the Manor of Old Ross; a revaluation of the significance of Roger Bigod’s Irish Lands

  • Author:
  • Holly Elaine Shipton
  • Subjects:
  • agriculture
  • economy
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Ireland
  • Medieval Studies
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Kingship in Matthew Paris’s Chronica Majora

  • Author:
  • Ben Ward
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • crusades
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Medieval Studies
  • religion
  • United Kingdom
  • warfare
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2016
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies