Advertising gained new momentum in the Victorian era, not least because of the exotic trading afforded by the Empire. Katherine Almond analyse the effect of Empire on advertising, from the eugenics of the Victorian Empire to the ‘Empire Made’ products of the 1950s and 60s – the last bastion of Empire at home.
Kate Curtis summarises 1943 in ten photos from around the globe.
Welcome back to a new (actual) year of The Manchester Historian. With the exam period came ample opportunities for witnessing terrible daytime TV, which might explain where our theme for this month’s historian came from – we love to hate them but adverts are the bread and butter of our media today and we can’t Continue Reading