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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The Brave New World of Investment

Link to PDF Featured image courtesy of Aviva Archives Author Biography Joshua Thorpe graduates this year from the University of Leicester with a History BA. He will now complete an MSc at the London School of Economics, exploring empires, colonialism and globalisation. Abstract The 1890s saw the yields on the Norwich Union’s traditional domestic investments […]

Book reviews

The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Author Biography Alex Riggs is an MA History student at the University of Nottingham. He will be starting a Midlands4Cities funded PhD there in September, studying Ted Kennedy and Jesse Jackson’s presidential primary campaigns. Book Review: ‘The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party’ by John Nichols In recent years, the American left has […]

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