Category: Volume 1 Issue 4 – Leaders

Gustav I of Sweden

Article by Cecilia Rehn. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. It is impossible to not think of monarchs when the subject of historical leaders comes up. Leaders of countries, armies, people’s hearts and of course rebellions. In…

Leadership

Article by Melanie Sisson. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. Good leadership as a concept proves to be intangible, in that it defies one description including all its component parts. Aristotle suggested that the good leader must…

Introducing MEHG

Article by Laura King, Suzannah Rockett and Jack Rhoden. This academic year has witnessed an exciting new addition to the Department of History’s events programme here in Sheffield. Over the last few years, postgraduates have founded, organised and made a…

Can a text lead?

Article by Andrew Green. Edited by Sarah Purssell. Additional Research by . What aspects of society have the ability to influence behaviour in a “top-down” rather than “bottom-up” fashion? One factor implicit in many histories is the role of text-based…

American Presidents

Article by Alex Martin. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Robyn Hall. From Chief Magistrate to Commander in Chief: An increase in Executive Power. Before I venture into to Tom Hercock’s territory of American History I offer the humblest…

Salvador Allende

Article by Liam Geoghegan and Charlotte Wright. Edited by Harriet Di Francesco. Additional Research by Michelle Brien. Salvador Allende (full name Salvador Isabelino Allende Gossens), perhaps one of the better-known South American presidents outside of the continent, was a remarkable…

The Wildest of Streaks

Article by Antony Lowe. Edited by Duncan Robinson. Additional Research by Michelle Brien. ‘Oh My country, How I love my country’ Imagine a scenario, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is poised on Putney heath, his heart beating like a drum against…