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Continues Urban History Yearbook (1974 - 1991)
Title history
  • ISSN: 0963-9268 (Print), 1469-8706 (Online)
  • Editors: Dr Shane Ewen Leeds Beckett University, UK , Professor Simon Gunn University of Leicester, UK and Professor Rosemary Sweet University of Leicester, UK
  • Editorial board
Urban History occupies a central place in historical scholarship, with an outstanding record of interdisciplinary contributions, and a broad-based and distinguished panel of referees and international advisors. Each issue features wide-ranging research articles covering social, economic, political and cultural aspects of the history of towns and Cities. Urban History is leading the way in academic publishing with its multimedia companions. The companions are refereed and fully linked and provide real depth to research. Online subscribers also gain access to Urban History’s comprehensive online bibliography, which contains 34,000 searchable items including books, articles and edited collections.

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  • Protecting Academic Freedom: Using the Past to Chart a Path Toward the Future
  • 30 July 2018, Joy Ann Williamson-Lott
  • This blog accompanies the Forum on Academic Freedom published in History of Education Quarterly. In the past decade or so, there has been an uptick in assaults on academic freedom across the globe.  Whether through watch lists, denial of visas to travel to professional conferences, firings, or detentions and jail sentences, professors and teachers are battling for the freedom to regulate their own professional lives against government (and even administrative) officials who invoke national security and patriotism to justify suppression and enforce a particular consensus on contentious issues.…...