Month: April 2018

Imperial History Wars

From History Workshop by Charlotte Lydia Riley:   The history of the British empire has never been free from controversy. Historiographical battles have addressed motivations for imperial expansion, reasons for decolonisation, and the extent to which ordinary British people participated in… Read More ›

8 Viking myths busted

From History Extra: Bearded, violent beyond reason and singularly successful at suppressing everyone around them. This, says Janina Ramirez, is the popular – yet questionable – image of Vikings. But how violent were they really, and did they actually wear… Read More ›