Midlands History Journal

Midland History (MDH) will be publishing a special issue in November 2014 (39.2)  dedicated to ‘The Midlands and the Great War, 1914-1918’.

The issue will feature the following articles:

  • Introduction: “The Midlands and the Great War” John Bourne
  • “The Provincial Press & the Outbreak of War: A Unionist View in Worcestershire” Nick Beeching
  • “Patriotism in Nottinghamshire: Challenging the Unconvinced, 1914-1917” John Beckett
  • “Burslem and Its Roll of Honour 1914-1918” J.M. Bourne
  • “‘Soldiers of Christ arise’: Religious Nationalism in the East Midlands during World War I” Stuart Bell
  • “Zeppelins over the Black Country: The Midlands’ First Blitz” Paul Fantom
  • “‘Ever in our Thoughts’: Remembering Midland Men” Sonia Batten

The special issue will be celebrated with a launch event due to take place at the University of Birmingham on 5 November 2014.