Thomas J. Sojka considers Deborah Cohen’s study of five US journalists immediately before World War II.
Thomas J. Sojka
Thomas J. Sojka (@tomsojka) is a PhD candidate in history at Boston University, where he researches elite sociability, party going, and gossip in 1920s and 1930s Britain.
Ordinary People’s History: On Laura Carter’s “Histories of Everyday Life: The Making of Popular Social History in Britain, 1918–1979”
Carter’s book is a reminder that the quotidian can be both exciting and also key to understanding the lived reality of the past.
A lucid and engaging cultural history of censorship debates in Britain from 1857 to 1979.