Dr Ruth Larsen is a Senior Lecturer and Head of History at the University of Derby, UK, having received her PhD from the University of York, UK. Her teaching interests are focused on public history, the social and cultural history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and material culture studies. She has published a range of edited books, articles and chapters exploring a variety of topics including gender history, epistolary cultures and religious history.Dr Ian Whitehead is a Senior Lecturer in History and Deputy Head of Humanities at the University of Derby, UK, having received his PhD from Leeds University, UK. His teaching interests lie in modern British history, the history of twentieth century warfare and the history of medicine. He is the author of Doctors in the Great War (1999) and has co-edited, with J.M. Bourne and P.H. Liddle, two volumes comparing the international experiences of the world wars: The Great World War, 1914–1945: Lightning Strikes Twice (2000) and The Great World War, 1914–1945: Who Won? Who Lost? (2001).