How the old and the young are navigating friendships through new technology today.
How 1970s gender politics changed friendship and how popular culture reflected this change
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Second World War friendships by correspondence and in the Forces.
The impact of technology and psychology on early 20th-century friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores how the international friendship movement flourished after WWI.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the impact of World War I on male friendship.
Exploring the Victorian borderland between Platonic friendship and homosexual love.
Thomas Dixon explores the origins of the idea of friendships between humans and animals.
The dangers of friendship as conveyed to children in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores friendship and self-help among the 19th-century poor.
Dr Thomas Dixon presents a history of the changing meaning of friendship.
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The 18th-century origins of a famous question about men, women and friendship.
New 18th-century ideas about 'what friends are for'.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Biblical contradictions on friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the elite ideal of friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon compares social networks in the 16th century with those of today.