How can it be explained that Nazism made real, if partial, inroads into wider German Society? (by Joshua Arbury)

It cannot be doubted that Nazi Germany was the most destructive political regime of the 20th century, not only because it unleashed World War II or instigated the holocaust but because of its impact on German society. The extent of … Continue reading

Evaluation England’s role in opposing Slavery (by Stephen Basdeo)

Before its abolition in the nineteenth century, slavery was extremely profitable for the British, being an ideal source of labour which was suitable for cultivating the commercial wealth of their colonies (Heuman & Walvin, 2003, p.155). Since its abolition, British … Continue reading

Quantifying Capitalist Development in Imperial Japan (by Mr Charrington)

Too often in historiography is capitalist development referred to as some sort of ‘qualitative miracle’; a process that comes about via the ‘awakening’ or ‘enlightenment’ of the people and/or economy. The idea that the economy, or for that matter the … Continue reading