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Subject: history

‘She is the civiliser, the purifier of life’: The extent of feminist and imperial ideology in the shaping of representations of women at the 1900 Woman’s Exhibition

  • Author:
  • Emma Louise Fox
  • Subjects:
  • 1900s
  • class
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • exhibitions
  • feminism
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • imperialism
  • post-colonialism
  • race
  • racism
  • Woman's Exhibition
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Which Side Are You On, Boys?’ An Investigation into Miners’ Masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Geographical Origins of Medieval Parishes in Ireland; A Study of the Parish of Clontibret

  • Author:
  • Holly Shipton
  • Subjects:
  • history
  • Ireland
  • land borders
  • Medieval Studies
  • parish
  • politics
  • topography
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Sino-Japanese Normalisation: A Failed Relationship

  • Author:
  • Ben Mainwaring
  • Subjects:
  • China
  • Chinese Civil War
  • conflict
  • history
  • Japan
  • normalisation
  • Sino-Japanese
  • Twentieth Century
  • Wilson Digital Archive
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

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

Faith and mental afflictions: Margery Kempe’s depiction of senselessness in early Fifteenth-Century England

  • Author:
  • Tina Lesley Jessica Holt
  • Subjects:
  • autobiography
  • Christianity
  • emotional response
  • England
  • faith
  • Fifteenth Century
  • history
  • Margery Kempe
  • medical theory
  • mental health
  • mental pain
  • physical health
  • religion
  • religious ideology
  • senselessness
  • spiritualism
  • 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

Punishment in Seventh-Century Iberia: its scale, visibility and limits

  • Author:
  • Hannah Barrett
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • history
  • Iberia
  • Medieval Studies
  • monastic rule
  • punishment
  • the "other"
  • Visigoths
  • 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