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ANNE BOLEYN: GUILTY AS CHARGED?

Article by Kathryn Robinson. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell.   At the moment, Anne Boleyn is everywhere. The BBC is currently airing a series of programmes which included ‘The Last Days of Anne Boleyn’ in which historians debated various…

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…

Wuhan, China

Article by Rob Russell. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. This article serves a number of purposes, firstly it is a necessity in order to fill the issue – after the somewhat limited response to our requests for articles of…

Oh! Ken Tynan!

Article by Eddie Watson. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. Kenneth Peacock Tynan (1927-1980) has one of the most suitable middle names in British history. He was an immensely influential theatre critic, journalist, writer, and most of all, flamboyant show…

Slightly Out of Focus

Article by Sanchia Zucker Rodriguez. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell. My grandfather, Jesús Rodríguez, survived many certain death like a cat with nine lives. In 1939 sitting under a tree with his comrade indulging in vino tinto and chorizo,…