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Glen O'Hara calls for a new approach to Brexit from historians - personal politics should be put aside if expertise is to win through.
Lucy Delap and Ben Griffin reflect on the "stepping stone" nature of the 1918 Act, which came into force 100 years ago today and extended the franchise to some women.
As the dust settles on the outcome of the 2017 General Election, Martin Farr looks at other key moments of electoral uncertainty and uneasy coalition.
Matthew Grant assesses Theresa May's Philadelphia speech - what does it show us about her inadequate grasp of the history of British international affairs?
N. C. Fleming argues that apparently contradictory Conservative positions on socio-economic uncertainty and "Hard Brexit", actually have their antecedents in attitudes within the party a century ago.
Theresa May's appointments appear distinctive and new in several ways, but Michael Kandiah argues the patterns and pressures behind them are the same as under previous Prime Ministers
Will Theresa May be weakened by becoming Prime Minister without an election? Dr Andrew Blick looks at the historical precedents.
N. C. Fleming responds to Evan Smith and Stephen Gray's recent opinion piece and argues that the Brexiteers deployed nostalgia more out of political expediency than conviction
Professor Simon Szreter looks at the EU referendum in the context of our voting system and its historical trends
Professor Simon Szreter, Managing Editor History & Policy reflects on the life of Jo Cox and the democratic principles of freedom of speech.
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