Mark’s posts on History


‘I Don’t Deny History’ (Considers historians as ideological agents)

Walter Benjamin’s ‘Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century’ (1939) (A good example of history as critical commentary)

Public Image Limited – Manchester Academy, 19th December 2009 (A rebel relives his history, again)

What are imagined memories? (How do fans use pop’s past?)

Frank Sidebottom RIP (On the passing of one of Manchester’s comedy legends)

Popular Music and British Television (Brief review of Ashgate’s 2010 edited book)

In the Shadow of Your Rattan Cane (Chaplin’s Modern Times as a critique of modernity)

John and Alan Lomax – Pilgrims and Ballad Hunters (How “going down to the Delta” defines us as modern)