Varian, B. D. (2023) ‘The effects of the Great Depression on the UK’s overseas trade’, Modern History Review, 25 (4), pp.28-31.
This article ecamines the effects of the Depression on British overseas trade and the economic policies implemented in response. This article will help your revision of the changing political and economic environment and the post-war crisis and recovery.
Gelhaus, L. (2022) ‘New Labour between the United States and Europe’, Modern History Review, 25 (2), pp.37-31.
This article explores key changes New Labour introduced to British politics and discusses the UK’s foreign policy towards the EU and United States. This article supports your unit on Britain transformed, 1918-97 and is followed by an exam focus which looks at how you can use it in your exam.
Patel, J. (2022) ‘Universities, science and ‘national decline’ in Britain, 1945-70′, Modern History Review, 25 (1), pp.30-33.
How did the place of universities in British society change following the Second World War?
Page, A. (2022) ‘Document: ‘Peace for our time’, Modern History Review, 25 (1), pp.22-23.
What value does Chamberlain’s ‘peace for our time’ declaration have as a historical source?
Richardson, S. (2022) ‘Timeline: reform acts’, Modern History Review, 25 (1), pp.16-17.
Since the door to reform was opened in 1832, the British electorate has changed dramatically. Track the crucial legislation.
Richardson, S. (2020) ‘Why did Atlee with the 1945 general election?’, Modern History Review, 23 (1), pp.2-6.
This article examines the causes of Clement Atlee’s victory in the 1945 general election, and his subsequent government.
Solanke, I. (2019) ‘The Race Relations Act 1965’, Modern History Review, 21 (3), pp.29-33.
Before 1965, the concept of discrimination did not exist in English law. We explore the situation before the Act and its legacy.
Thackeray, D. (2019) ‘Winston Churchill and votes for women’, Modern History Review, 21 (4), pp.7-11.
What can Churchill’s changing viewpoints tell us about politicians’ responses to the women’s suffrage movement in Britain between 1900 and 1918?
Dorril, S. (2018) ‘Sir Oswald Mosley and British fascism’, Modern History Review, 20 (3), pp.18-22.
Was British fascism ever a real player in British politics? What influence did Sir Oswald Mosley gain over major political events?
Jones, A. (2018) ‘The 1956 Suez Crisis: impact on the British Empire’, Modern History Review, 20 (3), pp.30-33.
How significant was the Suez Crisis in the decline of the British empire?
Muggeridge, A. (2018) ‘The impact of women voters’, Modern History Review, 21 (1), pp.18-21.
What happened after women gained the vote in 1918?
Thomas, G. (2018) ‘Rethinking the significance of the British General Strike’, Modern History Review, 20 (4), pp.20-23.
Did the General Strike of 1926 ever threaten to transform into revolution? How did politicians and the public respond when over 1 million workers abandoned their roles?
Parr, H. (2017) ‘Waging and winning the Falklands War’, Modern History Review, 20 (1), pp.12-15.
Explore the background, events and consequences of this short but highly influential war.
Clavin, P. (2016) ‘The League of Nations and the origins of the European Union’, Modern History Review, 19 (1), pp.18-22.
The League of Nations, the organisation that failed to preserve the peace in 1939, developed ideas and habits of international organisation that defined European unity after 1945.
Collins, M. (2016) ‘Immigration and opinion polls in postwar Britain’, Modern History Review, 18 (4), pp.8-13.
How did white people in Britain respond to the first decades of mass non-white migration? Evidence from opinion polls reveals the dire state of ‘race relations’ in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Prior, C. (2015) ‘Immigration to Britain: the ‘Windrush’ generation, 1948-62′, Modern History Review, 18 (2), pp.10-13.
This article examines the experiences o those now called the ‘Windrush generation’ and considers the impact they had on Britain.