Explaining History

Explaining History

Por Nick Shepley
En Explaining History

Palestine, India and Britain: Two partitions and the end of empire

Exhausted by the Second World War, Britain was desperate to hold on to influence in the Middle East and yet policy...

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Book Review: Black Power and the American People

This week's book review is an excellent and incisive analysis of the cultural history of black power in America by...

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Public Opinion and International Relations 1890-1914

In the decades before the First World War, the role that public opinion and the press in forming the foreign policy...

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Book Review: Battles for Freedom by Eric Foner

The monthly book review returns, with a review of Battles for Freedom - the essays of Eric Foner for the Nation...

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1979 and the birth of neoliberalism

In the late 1970s, after a decade of economic stagnation, western economies, accompanied by China, began the first...

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1979 and the Birth of Neoliberalism

In the late 1970s, after a decade of economic stagnation, western economies, accompanied by China, began the first...

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IG Farben and the Holocaust

In 1947 the last of the Nuremberg trials began. The accused were German industrialists from the chemicals cartel IG...

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IG Farben and the Holocaust

In 1947 the last of the Nuremberg trials began. The accused were German industrialists from the chemicals cartel IG...

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War and British National Identity in the 20th Century

The development of British national identity in the 20th Century is intimately connected with conflict. War has...

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War and British National Identity in the 20th Century

The development of British national identity in the 20th Century is intimately connected with conflict. War has...

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Stalin and the Soviet Bomb 1945-49

Stalin and his chief henchman Lavrenti Beria poured resources from a devastated USSR into the creation of an atomic...

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Stalin and the Soviet Bomb 1945-49

Stalin and his chief henchman Lavrenti Beria poured resources from a devastated USSR into the creation of an atomic...

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Bretton Woods 1944-1971

In 1944 at Bretton Woods in the USA a new model of the world economy that would provide postwar stability and...

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Bretton Woods 1944-1971

In 1944 at Bretton Woods in the USA a new model of the world economy that would provide postwar stability and...

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Mao, Khrushchev and the Great Leap Forward

Between 1958-1962 Mao's second five year plan, known as the Great Leap Forward, resulted in economic chaos and a...

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Mao, Khrushchev and the Great Leap Forward

Between 1958-1962 Mao's second five year plan, known as the Great Leap Forward, resulted in economic chaos and a...

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2017 Exams Special: Expert study advice with Lucy Parsons

In a slight change from our regular episodes, I've interviewed study specialist and coach Lucy Parsons to offer her...

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2017 Exams Special: Expert study advice with Lucy Parsons

In a slight change from our regular episodes, I've interviewed study specialist and coach Lucy Parsons to offer her...

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The World Recession in the 1970s

After three decades of unprecedented global economic growth from the Second World War onwards, the economy of the...

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The World Recession in the 1970s

After three decades of unprecedented global economic growth from the Second World War onwards, the economy of the...

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