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New for 2022, Retroshorts provide a compelling insight into the history of the everyday in a bitesized article.

  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown

    The Unsinkable Molly Brown

    A first-class passenger onboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic, Margaret “Molly” Brown’s pleas to rescue people stranded in the Atlantic saw her immortalised in film. However, her philanthropic efforts extended far beyond the immediate tragedy, as Naomi Wallace explains.

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“The Nature of History” is available online now!

We’re delighted to announce that our first print edition of 2022/23, “The Nature of History” is now available to read online!

This special green edition explores the world we call home across 21 articles. From flora and fauna to our interaction with the land and its natural resources, this broad scope has incited a range of interpretations as we examine our relationship with the planet throughout history.

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The Retrospect podcast has launched!

We’re delighted to share the release of our brand new podcast, TRACES! Hosted by our podcast editor, Sofia Parkinson Klimaschewski, and featuring a variety of guest speakers, each episode navigates the fields of History, Classics and Archaeology.
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