The Vikings are back with a vengeance, writes Jeffrey Richards
The Oscar-winning film is re-released ahead of the Olympic Games.
Britain and the United States may have been on the same side during the Second World War, but cinematic representations of the conflict could stir controversy between them, as Jeffrey Richards explains.
Jeffrey Richards reviews Bettina Bildhauer's study of medieval-themed cinema.
History is an unending dialogue between past and present. As Jeffrey Richards discusses here, this is as true of historical films as it is about the writing of history. Sometimes it is possible to glimpse not only the world that is the subject of a particular film, but the concerns of the time when it was made.
Jeffrey Richards discusses the recent historical blockbuster.
Jeffrey Richards rekindles Humphrey Jennings' stirring wartime portrayal of firefighters who became heroes of the Blitz.
Jeffrey Richards looks at a stage where Victorian theatre attained its apogee
Jeffrey Richards samples a cultural history of California, the Golden State.
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Five hundred years after Richard III came to the throne, Jeffrey Richards seeks to evaluate those 'tales' and explain the continuing fascination of the short reign of the last Plantagent king of England
Films interest the modern historian for they reflect the preoccupations and conventions of an age. In this article, Jeffrey Richards shows how the British cinema-goer in the 1930s saw the world according to the British Board of Censors.
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