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The Motorcycle Diaries

Written by James Ball. Edited by Eleanor Winn. Everyone who has an interest in revolutions has heard of the name ‘Che Guevara’, and is aware, to some extent, of his role in Cuban revolutionary history, just as people have heard…

Issue 5.3

All articles are © 2013-14 of the individual authors – no unauthorised copying. The NH Logo is © 2013-14 Charlotte D’Arcy – no unauthorised copying. The book cover art copyright in Historical Fiction – And When I Mean Fiction, I…

‘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…

The Show Must Go On: 757 Years of a Village Fair

Written by Sam Ellis. With thanks to the National Fairground Archives, Sheffield. For a long time when I was younger, every summer saw the arrival of the fairground in Tollerton, a village north of York. This was only a small…

Charlotte, North Carolina and the ‘Meck Dec’

Written by Amanda Smith. Edited by Sam Ellis. Amongst skyscrapers and hordes of people scrambling about the city centre (known to locals as ‘uptown’) on a typical weekday, it is difficult to picture a place once described by English general…

From Cotton to Council Houses: Manchester after the Industrial Revolution

Written by Rachael Raftery. Edited by Emma Ward. Manchester. The ‘second capital’ during the Industrial Revolution, a huge industrial centre known as ‘Cottonopolis’ in its Victorian heyday, and fondly remembered for its innovation in canal technology. Since then, however, Manchester…

The Flood of 1953, Canvey Island and the Dutch

Written by Joe Sorrell. Edited by Eleanor Winn. On the night of 31 January 1953, a powerful storm combined with high tides, causing severe flooding to huge areas of the coastal regions surrounding the North Sea. The worst damage in…

From Chicago to Detroit: The Story of Barrow-in-Furness

Written by Michael Raymond. Edited by Anushka Minshull. Barrow-in-Furness is not a particularly well known town situated on the equally unknown Furness peninsular. For those not fully acquainted with their Cumbrian geography, Furness is the middle and largest of three…