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.

Latest from The MHR

Articles

The Uncertain State of Mortality: Reconsidering the Intricacies of Death in the Context of the First Human-to-Human Heart Transplant Surgery

The Uncertain State of Mortality: Reconsidering the Intricacies of Death in the Context of the First Human-to-Human Heart Transplant Surgery Ashley Clark Download PDF Abstract This article covers the legacies of the first human-to-human heart transplant performed by Christiaan Barnard and his team on the 3rd December 1967 at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape […]

Book reviews

Book Review: Jennifer Mara DeSilva (ed.), The Borgia Family, Rumour and Representation (2020)

Review: Jennifer Mara DeSilva (ed.), The Borgia Family, Rumour and Representation (2020)   Thomas Wood The Borgias are amongst the most notorious families in history and their sordid legacy has been a source of interest to historians for centuries. Indeed, a new history of the Borgia family appears in Italian Renaissance section of book shops […]

Spotlight series

Jury Nullification: The Short History of a Little Understood Power

Jury Nullification: The Short History of a Little Understood Power Richard Marshall is a PhD student in History at the University of Plymouth. His doctoral research explores the place of trial by jury in the politics, culture and society of late eighteenth-century English radicalism. He is supervised by Dr James Gregory and Dr Claire Fitzpatrick. […]

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