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Students in Twentieth-Century Britain and Ireland

Dr Jodi Burkett is Principal Lecturer in History at Portsmouth, where she teaches on a range of undergraduate units, including Society and Culture in Twentieth Century Europe, Being British After the War: Continuity and Change in British National Identity, 1945-2005, and Students and Youth in Postwar Britain. Jodi researches British national identity and the legacies of […]

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Steam Power and Sea Power: Coal, the Royal Navy, and the British Empire, c. 1870-1914

Dr Steven Gray is Lecturer in the History of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth, where he teaches on the MA in Naval History. His PhD, completed at the University of Warwick, won the British Commission for Maritime History Doctoral prize for the best doctoral thesis, 2014. In his newly-published book, Steam Power and Sea Power: Coal, the […]

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Historicising the Women’s Liberation Movement – Sue Bruley & Laurel Forster

Dr Sue Bruley, reader in history at Portsmouth, has published a special collection of essays on the Women’s Liberation Movement of the late-twentieth century in the journal Women’s History Review. The collection, co-edited with Dr Laurel Forster, charts the impact of the WLM and evaluates the experiences of the women who participated in this important […]

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Visions of Empire: Patriotism, popular culture and the city, 1870-1939 by Brad Beaven

Dr Brad Beaven is professor in social and cultural history at Portsmouth and leads the Port Towns and Urban cultures research project. His book, Visions of Empire: Patriotism, popular culture and the city, 1870-1939, is out now in paperback with Manchester University Press. The book offers a fascinating insight into the ways in which ideas […]

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