The primary purpose of H-Albion is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods and the state of historiography. H-Albion is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

Recent Content

Jeremy Bentham
James E. Crimmins

Crimmins on Bentham, 'Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham'

Jeremy Bentham. Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham. Edited by Michael Quinn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-876796-1.

Reviewed by James E. Crimmins (Huron University College)
Published on H-Albion (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

CFP: IHR Rewriting British Political History

‘Brexit’ and associated events in 2016 in Britain, including the construction of a new government under a second woman prime minister, strains within the Labour Party, and renewed calls for Scottish independence, have reminded us of the centrality of political institutions in history. Events have been dominated by elections and referenda, foreign diplomacy and negotiation, constitutional procedure and judicial review.

ToC ARCHIVES, Journal of the British Records Association

The latest issue of ARCHIVES is now available (apologies for cross posting).


Robert F.W. Smith, Sir Edward Coke’s collection of knowledge: The inception of the Holkham archive

Amanda Bevan and David Foster, Shakespeare’s original will: A re-reading, and a reflection on interdisciplinary research within archives

Lesley Higgins, Spelt from Hopkins’s leaves: Considering archival ‘remains’

Paul Rock, ‘The dreadful flood of documents’: The 1958 Public Record Act and its aftermath Part 1: The genesis of the Act