‘We are not makers of history. We are made by history’

Martin Luther King

History is everywhere we look, it is what has shaped us and the world we live in today. There is so much of it and none of it is more important than the other.

‘For the Love of History is a blog written by historian Laura Adkins with a  focus on historic places in Essex and London. As well as writing about her own explorations and interests in the area, For the Love of History also features guest posts from other historians and individuals with a love of history who share their thoughts and feelings on why history is so important to them and the community.

In addition to the main content, For the Love of History also features reviews of other events, books, films etc related to history.

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