Beyond history and the Midlands

Initially founded as the Midlands Historical Review, we now publish content on any subject within the Arts and Humanities and work with individuals across the globe. These changes are reflected in our recent rebrand as The MHR and through a new initiative of Regional Editors and teams. Find out how to get involved below.

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Close To Goodness, Close to Sin: Cultural Meanings of Milk in England between 1500 and 1650

Link to PDF Featured image courtesy of Brooklyn Museum, object 34.493 Author Biography Ilya Maude is a recent graduate of the University of Nottingham. This article formed part of Ilya’s undergraduate dissertation supervised within the Department of History. Abstract In early modern England, milk was a culturally potent substance, laden with meanings and symbolism. These meanings […]

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Digital Archive Review: The Internet Archive

Digital Archive Review: The Internet Archive This review is the first of a new series, intended as a learning resource, and aimed primarily at undergraduates about to embark on individual research projects and dissertations, but will also be relevant to anyone interested in the rich potential of digital archives for accessing primary sources. Here, Robert […]

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