Author: 
William Whyte
Reviewer: 
Peter Mandler

Mandler on Whyte, 'Oxford Jackson: Architecture, Education, Status, and Style, 1835-1924'

William Whyte. Oxford Jackson: Architecture, Education, Status, and Style, 1835-1924. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xvi + 268 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-929658-3.

Reviewed by Peter Mandler (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

Architect to the Intellectual Aristocracy

Author: 
Jamie Bronstein
Reviewer: 
Bill Luckin

Luckin on Bronstein, 'Caught in the Machinery: Workplace Accidents and Injured Workers in Nineteenth-Century Britain'

Jamie Bronstein. Caught in the Machinery: Workplace Accidents and Injured Workers in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 240 S. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-0008-5.

Reviewed by Bill Luckin (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

Author: 
Rachel Ablow
Reviewer: 
Isaac Yue

Yue on Ablow, 'The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot'

Rachel Ablow. The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. vii + 231 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5466-8.

Reviewed by Isaac Yue (School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

Victorian Writers and the Relationship between Reading and Marriage

Author: 
Joel H. Wiener, Mark Hampton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Martin Conboy

Conboy on Wiener and Hampton, 'Anglo-American Media Interactions, 1850-2000'

Joel H. Wiener, Mark Hampton, eds. Anglo-American Media Interactions, 1850-2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xii + 309 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-52125-4.

Reviewed by Martin Conboy (Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

A Mediated Affair? Histories of a Special Relationship

Author: 
Peter E. Pope
Reviewer: 
Sally Crawford

Crawford on Barbara Yorke, 'The Conversion of Britain: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain c. 600-800' and Pope, 'Fish into Wine: The Newfoundland Plantation in the Seventeenth Century'

Barbara Yorke. The Conversion of Britain: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain c. 600-800. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2006. 298 pp. Peter E. Pope. Fish into Wine: The Newfoundland Plantation in the Seventeenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xxvi + 463 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-12-345678-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5576-8.

Author: 
Marjorie Keniston McIntosh
Reviewer: 
Anna Dronzek

Dronzek on McIntosh, 'Working Women in English Society, 1300-1620'

Marjorie Keniston McIntosh. Working Women in English Society, 1300-1620. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 291 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84616-5; $36.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-60858-9.

Reviewed by Anna Dronzek (Department of History, University of Denver) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

A Not-Quite-Golden Age

Author: 
Martin Aurell
Reviewer: 
John Cotts

Cotts on Aurell, 'The Plantagenet Empire, 1154-1224'

Martin Aurell. The Plantagenet Empire, 1154-1224. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2007. x + 359 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-78439-0.

Reviewed by John Cotts (Department of History, Whitman College) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

How Does an Empire Mean Something? Answers from the Twelfth and Twenty-First Centuries

Author: 
Lara Kriegel
Reviewer: 
Peter Stansky

Stansky on Kriegel, 'Grand Designs: Labor, Empire, and the Museum in Victorian Culture'

Lara Kriegel. Grand Designs: Labor, Empire, and the Museum in Victorian Culture. Radical Perspectives: Duke University Press, 2007. xviii + 304 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4072-0.

Reviewed by Peter Stansky (Department of History, Stanford University) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

Design and Victorian Society

Author: 
Christine Rider, ed.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Roberts

Roberts on Rider, 'Encyclopedia of the Age of the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1920'

Christine Rider, ed. Encyclopedia of the Age of the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1920. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2007. 604 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-33501-3.

Reviewed by Stephen Roberts (Institute for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom) Published on H-Albion (April, 2008)

Pages

Subscribe to Recent Posts