Tag: Bradley Bosson

The History of the EU

Written by Adilah Hameed. Edited by Bradley Bosson. Being born as a citizen of the European Union has made me wonder why the European Union was created and how it established. Starting from the basics, The European Union is the…

The Teutonic Order and Genocide in the Baltic

Written by Nathaniel Robinson. Edited by Bradley Bosson. The Teutonic Order fuelled by a need to spread Catholicism through conquest has grown into an unrivalled military power on the shores of the Baltic. The Teutonic Order centres its attention on…

War as Voter-Bait: Labour & the 1918 General Election

Written by Christopher Worrall. Edited by Bradley Bosson.   In recent memory, the marking of Remembrance Day (especially with the recent 100 year anniversary of the start of World War One) has seen considerable public debate as to the nature…

Corps and Columns – The Battle Tactics of Napoleon Bonaparte and Why They Failed Him at Waterloo

Written by Cameron King. Edited by Bradley Bosson.   The Duke of Wellington once said of his old enemy Napoleon, ‘His presence on the field made the difference of forty thousand men.’ Though this could simply be exaggerated rhetoric, spoken…

The Medieval Marvels of the East

Written by Luke Matcham. Edited by Bradley Bosson. For many living in Europe during the medieval period, the world beyond their known horizons was one inhabited by monsters and marvels of various form. While modern observers may scoff at such…

The Origins of Japanese Nationalism

Written by Dmitry Filippov. Edited by Bradley Bosson. In recent years, Japan’s government and many members of the country’s political establishment have been described as nationalistic, with the current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe often being labeled a nationalist. Abe’s plans…

‘Two Minutes of Genius’: The Gettysburg Address of 1863

Written by Bradley Bosson. Edited by Francesca Guardo. “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” These were…

‘Coal not Dole’: Mansfield in the Miners Strike

Written by Bradley Bosson. With the passing of Margaret Thatcher still in the mindset of many I thought I’d return to something which had a major impact on how she was perceived and something which has changed a large part…

Cultural Revolution

Article by Bradley Bosson. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. Since this issue of New Histories is a focus on non-western history, I’d like to focus on a largely forgotten piece of the Cold War narrative; Mao Zedong’s rule over…