October 2023 issue of the Cultural History journal

The new issue (12.2) of the Society’s journal Cultural History has been published. The issue includes the following articles:

‘Plague Markings: Doors and Disease’, by Edward Brookes

‘The ‘Autographic Self’: Facsimile Signatures and Lithographic Portraiture at the Crossroads of Liberalism, Romanticism and Nationalism, c. 1800–60’, by Tom Young

‘Recognizing Traces of Colonialism and Coloniality in a South African Mining Region: Surfacing the Past in Regional, Ethnographic and Well-Being Research’, by Elize S. van Eeden and Sulevi Riukulehto

‘Hong Kong Literature and the Taiwanese Encounter: Literary Magazines, Popular Literature and Shih Shu-Ching’s Hong Kong Stories’, by Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

‘Satanic Rituals in Spanish Horror Films and the Franco Dictatorship’, by Erika Tiburcio

And a review of Sarah Ann Frank’s book Hostages of Empire: Colonial Prisoners of War in Vichy France, reviewed by Emily Marker

Cultural History journal promotes the work and aims of the International Society for Cultural History which was founded in 2008. It generates discussion and debate on the nature of cultural history and current trends, and advances theoretical and methodological discussions relating to the field. Cultural History promotes new and innovative questions about the past and invites contributions from both advanced and junior scholars. Annual membership of the ISCH includes two online issues of the journal. If you need help accessing the journal, contact the ISCH secretary. For more information about the journal, see here.