At first glance, the Ackers and Reid volume comes as a bit of a surprise. First, the cover is a surprise, because a painting of women climbing out...
Robert Colls rises to the challenge of arguing the case for sports history as a serious academic subject, digging deep into its beginnings in the 1960s and winning with a wealth of scholarly works and skilled rhetoric.
Robert Colls offers a personal reflection upon the religious roots of the Labour Party.
Robert Colls asks what British identity is - and what it is not.
The successful Broadway run of The Pitmen Painters, Lee Hall’s drama set in a north-east mining community, has introduced US audiences to a remarkable chapter in British working-class life, writes Robert Colls.
The Ball is Round by David Goldblatt
The ball is round but the book is as big as a shed. The first thing I did was...