Category: Volume 1 Issue 2 – Women + Gender

Conflict is Good

Article by Alex Martin. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. After excitedly reading my own article on history and the media in the fantastic New Histories online magazine, I started to read over the other articles. Firstly…

Female Suffrage in Britain

Article by Brogan Campbell. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Liam Geoghegan. In 1918, all women over the age of 30 obtained suffrage in Britain; women starved themselves, chained themselves to gates for days, and in the case of…

What’s in a name?

Article by Dr Karen Harvey. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Faye Hunter. Defining our terms Within the field of gender history covered in this issue of New Histories, the history of masculinity is the most recent arrival. So…

The Witch Craze

Article by James Lewis. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Kathy Stein and Liam Geoghegan The late 17th century was the height of witch craze around Europe, where hundreds of people a year were tried and executed for the…

The Talented Mrs. Beeton

Article by Cecilia Rehn. Edited by Victoria Ryves. Additional Research by Kathy Stein. Isabella Beeton’s book is published each year in a new edition. The book today contains little of Isabella’s original text, but has instead been adapted to fit…

The Opposite Sex

Article by Emily Williams. Edited by Rose Colville. Additional Research by Robyn Hall. Ask any man or woman to describe the opposite sex in three words and the obvious stereotypes automatically surface. Of four women asked, all four said men…

The Japanese Geisha

Article by Zara Barua. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Lauren Puckey. Picture this: a young Western traveller voyages to Kyoto, Japan, seeking the delights of Japanese sensuality in the form of a Geisha, who he believes will be…

Schloss Neuschwanstein

Article by Liam Geoghegan. Edited by Harriet Di Francesco (and Stephen Woodward). Additional Research by Robyn Hall. Architects may tell you that Schloss Neuschwanstein is not particularly innovative or original in design; however, for me (and I profess to no…