State of the Field

Our State of the Field essays provide introductions to a wide variety of topics. Largely written by Early Career Researchers, each article is intended as an accessible synthesis of work on a particular field of study. Look out for future essays on the histories of emotions, senses, childhood, empire and many more.

Those wishing to propose a new title in this series should contact the History Editor-in-Chief Becky Taylor: b.taylor@uea.ac.uk.

State of the Field: Material Culture

Serena Dyer

History (Volume 106, Issue 370). May 2021.

Image: Willow pattern nineteenth-century plate. Public Domain.

Open Access. Read online: click here.

State of the Field: The History of Collecting

W. G. Burgess

History (Volume 106, Issue 369). January 2021.

Image: The British Museum, Public Domain.

Free to read online: click here.

State of the Field: The History of Political Thought

Danielle Charette and Max Skjönsburg

History (Volume 105, Issue 366). July 2020.

Image: Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, frontispiece. Public Domain.

Open Access. Read online: click here.

State of the Field: Digital History

C. Annemieke Romein, Max Kenman, Julie M. Birkholz, James Baker, Michel de Gruitjer, Albert Meroño-Peñuela, Thorsten Ries, Ruben Ros, Stefania Scagliola

History (Volume 105, Issue 365). April 2020.

Image: Digital stock image. Public Domain.

Open Access. Read online: click here.

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