An Emotional Break-Up: Historical Pathos Rhetoric in the Brexit Debate

By Liz Goodwin In an impassioned speech to assembled campaigners in Leeds on the eve of the EU Referendum, Ukip leader Nigel Farage tried to convince his audience to #Vote_Leave. His argument was not new to the campaign as a whole – focused on encouraging ordinary people to make a stand against the lazy European … More An Emotional Break-Up: Historical Pathos Rhetoric in the Brexit Debate

The regulation of identity through names and naming in Twentieth Century Spain

By James Chetwood Un estancia Español I’m going to confess from the get-go that I’m not a historian of Francoist Spain. I’m not even a modernist. And I’m barely even a historian. I’m actually doing a PhD in medieval English naming patterns (yes, that’s a thing you can do). So why am I writing a … More The regulation of identity through names and naming in Twentieth Century Spain