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Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones (2020)
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Evans, N., & McCarthy, A. (Eds.). (in press). Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon, North America and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every parish where settlement occurred. B... Read More about Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones.

‘Documenting an “Age-Long Struggle”- Paul Strand’s Time in the American Southwest’ (2020)
Journal Article
Haran, B. (2020). ‘Documenting an “Age-Long Struggle”- Paul Strand’s Time in the American Southwest’. Art History, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8365.12472

This article examines the photographs that Paul Strand made in the American Southwest between 1930-32, marking his crystallization as a photographer of interconnected people, objects, and places. Using Group Theatre director Harold Clurman’s appellat... Read More about ‘Documenting an “Age-Long Struggle”- Paul Strand’s Time in the American Southwest’.

‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (2019). ‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction. Journal of historical fictions, 2(2), 102-125

The Eurovision Song Contest has been called everything from ‘the Gay Olympics’ to ‘a monument to drivel’, but can it also be thought of as historical fiction – and what could that reveal about how narratives of national and European identity are reto... Read More about ‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction.

The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. (2019)
Journal Article
Gratzke, M. (in press). The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. Forum for Modern Language Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/fmls/cqz031

This article examines love, relationships, intimacy and gendered violence in fictionalised punk biographies by authors and post-punk recording artists Kauko Röyhkä and Rocko Schamoni. Punk rock’s DIY aesthetic emphasises self-fashioning and shock val... Read More about The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni..

Ruin and reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell (2019)
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Mottram, S. (2019). Ruin and reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell. Oxford University Press (OUP)

Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell explores writerly responses to the religious violence of the long reformation in England and Wales, spanning over a century of literature and history, from the establishment of the national ch... Read More about Ruin and reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell.

Unsung heroism?: showbusiness and social action in Britain’s military wives choir(s) (2018)
Book Chapter
Baker, C. (2018). Unsung heroism?: showbusiness and social action in Britain’s military wives choir(s). In V. Kitchen, & J. G. Mathers (Eds.), Heroism and Global Politics, 122-146. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

In 2011, the BBC documentary The Choir visited military bases in Devon to film with wives and partners of British servicemen who had been deployed to Afghanistan. Amid a growing convergence between popular entertainment, popular militarism, and ‘Reme... Read More about Unsung heroism?: showbusiness and social action in Britain’s military wives choir(s).

The religious geography of Marvell’s “An Horatian Ode”: popery, presbytery, and parti-coloured picts (2018)
Journal Article
Mottram, S. (2018). The religious geography of Marvell’s “An Horatian Ode”: popery, presbytery, and parti-coloured picts. Seventeenth Century, 33(4), 441-461. https://doi.org/10.1080/0268117X.2018.1484636

Marvell’s “Ode” (1650) is an English poem about a British problem – a problem further problematized by religion. The “Ode” lauds Cromwell’s Irish and Scottish campaigns, but English responses to these “colonial” wars were in reality complicated by pr... Read More about The religious geography of Marvell’s “An Horatian Ode”: popery, presbytery, and parti-coloured picts.

Haptic insights: model making as historical methodology (2018)
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Baugh, C. F. (2018). Haptic insights: model making as historical methodology. Theatre and performance design, 4(1-2), 83-100. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2018.1464843

This article explores the value of digital reconstruction practice to the theatre historian in general but in particular the historian concerned with exploring visual histories offered by the areas of theatre design and architecture. It will articula... Read More about Haptic insights: model making as historical methodology.

The Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s (2015)
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Baker, C. (2015). The Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan

Catherine Baker offers an up-to-date, balanced and concise introductory account of the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s and their aftermath. The volume incorporates the latest research, showing how the state of the field has evolved and guides students thr... Read More about The Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s.



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