Andrew Davies, of the University of Liverpool, puts David Cameron's comments about gang culture under the historical spotlight - looking at the nineteenth century story of gangs and asking what we can learn today.
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Pat Thane puts the case for historians' involvement in debate about current policy - arguing that, while they should stick to what they know, they have a vital role in bringing their expertise to bear on today's problems.
Angus Winchester, Matthew Smith and Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya reflect on their work and research in our 'Historians' Books' section - looking at the events leading up to the books and why their contents matter today.
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