1066 Wasn’t All That How does the past become history? These interviews explore what different kinds of evidence can tell us about the past.

January 11, 2014  
Why can't Liverpool and Manchester be friends? Why were 18th-century adverts so long? How is Ben staying sane as he writes up his thesis? All this and more in our pilot episode!

Ben Wilcock is in his writing-up year at the University of Manchester, working on the thesis, "The Supply and Demand of High-End Consumer Goods in the North West, c.1720-1785". His other goal for 2014 is to double his twitter following.

For more on his topic visit the 1066 blog.

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