History in Victorian Periodicals

 

History in Victorian Periodicals

HBooks is a website that showcases the abundance and variety of articles, reviews, and commentary about history published in the British periodical press from 1809 to 1916. HBooks provides metadata and commentary for some 2700 articles and book reviews in nineteen periodicals. The site demonstrates how a variety of periodicals – popular magazines, heavy intellectual reviews, journals for and about children – helped create and maintain the historical culture of the period. It guides users to articles in the full-text online databases available through most academic libraries.

“Mediated Histories: How did Victorian Periodicals parse the past?”, Victorian Periodicals Review 50:4 (Winter 2017): 802-24.

“Growing Up with History in the Victorian Periodical Press”. In: Barbara Korte and Sylvia Paletschek (eds.), Popular History Now and Then: International Perspectives. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012. pp. 55-71.