Monthly Round-Up: History in the News, January 2019

For my first post of the new year, I thought it was apt to start a new series I had been thinking about for a while. So many interesting discoveries about the past are constantly coming out, particularly in the realm of archaeology, but they do not always get much publicity. This series aims to... Continue Reading →

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“Dazzling in the Extreme”: Ice Skating in the Victorian Era

Winter is well and truly here, and that means that a plethora of sites have popped up outdoor ice skating rinks for the public to enjoy. In England, at least, Christmas seems to be tied strongly with the sport – although there are plenty of indoor rinks that people can use all year round, many... Continue Reading →

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