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HISU9G5 Course Blog
Welcome to the course blog for module HISU9G5 To get you thinking about your own blog report I have added a blog here from the National Archives which I hope is of interest to you. Feel free to add any comments that you wish to make on this blog du (More)
Bernard Harris, ‘Anti-Alienism, health and social reform in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain’
‘Anti-Alienism, health and social reform in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain’ is an article written by Bernard Harris. In this article, Harris writes about how British health and social reforms were motivated primarily by racial prejudices regard (More)
Session 5 – ‘The Anti-Jewish Riots of 1911 in South Wales: A Re-Examination’ W.D Rubinstein
This blog post will focus on the main aspects of the re-examination of the riots in 1911 which took place in South Wales provided by W.D Rubinstein.   Overall, this article is lengthy due to the amount of detail it includes and shows a dif (More)
‘The Tredegar riots of 1911: anti Jewish disturbances on south Wales’ by C. Holmes
‘The Tredegar Riots of 1911’ by Colin Holmes describes the racial and ethnic violence which occurred in south Wales in August 1911 when Welsh locals began to attack and loot Jewish businesses within the town. In this article Holmes uses evidence from (More)
D. Renshaw 'Prejudice and paranoia: a comparative study of antisemitism and Sinophobia in turn-of-the century Britain'
Historian Daniel Renshaw is a lecturer at Brunel University in London. His research is based around the study of Jewish and Irish Catholic Communities with their interaction with radical politics in East London between the years 1889-1912. The fol (More)
David Cesarani, "An Alien Concept? The continuity of anti-alienism in British society before 1940” (1993)
David Cesarani’s chapter “An Alien Concept? The continuity of anti-alienism in British society before 1940” (1993) This chapter discusses, how the construction of the term alien arose, and  How within the nineteenth century a visible shift in the att (More)
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