The primary purpose of H-Albion is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods and the state of historiography. H-Albion is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

Recent Content

Author: 
Joseph M. Levine
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Scott

Scott on Levine, 'Between the Ancients and the Moderns: Baroque Culture in Restoration England'


Joseph M. Levine. Between the Ancients and the Moderns: Baroque Culture in Restoration England. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. 279 pp. + xiv. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07914-2.

Reviewed by Jonathan Scott (Downing College, Cambridge )
Published on H-Albion (September, 2000)

Restoration culture

Restoration culture

Author: 
Paul E. J. Hammer
Reviewer: 
F. J. Levy

Levy on Hammer, 'The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics. The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597'


Paul E. J. Hammer. The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics. The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xviii + 446 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-43485-0.

Reviewed by F. J. Levy (Department of History, University of Washington)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2000)

Author: 
John Stuart Shaw
Reviewer: 
Emma V. Macleod

Macleod on Shaw, 'The Political History of Eighteenth-Century Scotland'


John Stuart Shaw. The Political History of Eighteenth-Century Scotland. New York and Basingstoke, UK: St. Martin's Press, 1999. vii + 151 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-59586-2.

Reviewed by Emma V. Macleod (Department of History, University of Stirling)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2000)

The Coming of Age of Eighteenth-Century Scottish Political History

Author: 
Geoffrey Williams
Reviewer: 
Tom McNeill

McNeill on Williams, 'Stronghold Britain: Four Thousand Years of British Fortification'


Geoffrey Williams. Stronghold Britain: Four Thousand Years of British Fortification. Bath: Sutton Publishing, 1999. 264 + 8 pp. £25.00/$45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7509-1554-0.

Reviewed by Tom McNeill (School of Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Queens's University, Belfast)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2000)

Author: 
Eliga Gould
Reviewer: 
John Money

Money on Gould, 'The Persistence of Empire: British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution'


Eliga Gould. The Persistence of Empire: British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution. Chapel Hill, London: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. xxiv + 262 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4846-3; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2529-7.

Reviewed by John Money (Department of History, University of Victoria, British Columbia)
Published on H-Albion (August, 2000)

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