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

Spotlight series

Election Day and Britain’s Existential Crisis

Election Day and Britain’s Existential Crisis In this Spotlight article for Election Day in the UK, David Robinson discusses how the past forty years of Britain’s economic and social history have led to a divided nation and a present day existential crisis, which no main political party seems willing to discuss. Across the UK, local […]

Articles

‘Vermin and Devil-Worshippers’: Exploring Witch Identities in Popular Print in Early Modern Germany and England

Download PDF Author Biography Natalie Grace is a History PhD student at the University of Nottingham researching witchcraft in print in Germany and England. She is funded by the Midlands4Cities DTP and supervised by Dr David Gehring and Dr Simone Laqua-O’Donnell. Twitter: @Witchy_Nat Midlands4Cities VPP: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/student_profile/natalie-grace/ Abstract This paper compares the creation of witch identities […]

Book reviews

F. Houghton, The Veterans’ Tale: British Military Memoirs of the Second World War (Cambridge, 2018).

F. Houghton, The Veterans’ Tale: British Military Memoirs of the Second World War (Cambridge, 2018). Biography: William Noble is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham, funded by Midlands4Cities. His research examines the relationships between popular discourses of ‘race’ and immigration, and the concept of ‘decline’ in the post-war Midlands. What can veterans’ memoirs […]

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