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

New large datasets

I have posted two large datasets on my website for anyone to use.  Both are in the form of html dumps from LibreOffice Base databases.


1 Insolvency, Leicestershire debtors, c.1750-1846 (when County Courts introduced). Derived from the London Gazette online.  Code columns are for MY purposes only.

CFP: Panelist - New Perspectives on Coal Miners, ESSHC, 2018

We are looking for one and/or two panelists to contribute a paper to a panel on the topic "New Perspectives on Coal Miners and Coal Mining." The panel proposal will be submitted to the European Social Science History Conference to be held in Belfast, April 2018. Current papers include "Secular Martyrology in Nineteenth-century Coal-mining Strikes" and "Anthropological Discourses of the Social Investigation of Miners' Conditions." If you are interested in contributing to this panel, please contact James Jaffe offline at

CFP: Looking for Panelists for Upcoming MWCBS Annual Meeting in St Louis, MO.

Dear all,

I’m looking to (belatedly) put together a panel for the upcoming MWCBS Annual Meeting in St. Louis.

My preferred topics include imperial exchanges, political thought, and other examples of Anglo-American exchange during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

My own paper examines the pre-U.S. intervention "love affair" that flourished between the American progressive standard-bearer The New Republic and the deeply imperialist British Round Table journal during World War One.

New Open Access Book: Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect?

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UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a new open access book that may be of interest to readers of this list: Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa. Download free from:


Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect?