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

Gervase Phillips
Barrett Beer

Beer on Phillips, 'The Anglo-Scots Wars, 1513-1550: A Military History'

Gervase Phillips. The Anglo-Scots Wars, 1513-1550: A Military History. Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell Press, 1999. 291 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85115-746-7.

Reviewed by Barrett Beer (Department of History, Kent State University) Published on H-Albion (June, 2000)

Early Modern Wars of Futility

Alvin Jackson
Alan O'Day

O'Day on Jackson, 'Ireland 1798-1988'

Alvin Jackson. Ireland 1798-1988. Oxford, UK and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1999. xii + 407 pp. $43.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-19542-9; $70.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-19541-2.

Reviewed by Alan O'Day (School of Arts and Humanities, University of North London) Published on H-Albion (June, 2000)

Surveying Ireland

John Walter
Michael Finlayson

Finlayson on Seel, 'The English Wars and Republic 1637-1660' and Walter, 'Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution: The Colchester Plunderers'

Graham Seel. The English Wars and Republic 1637-1660. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. 139 pp. $12.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-19902-5.John Walter. Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution: The Colchester Plunderers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xi + 357 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-65186-8.

Wilfrid Prest
John Miller

Miller on Marshall, 'The Age of Faction: Court Politics, 1660-1702' and Prest, 'Albion Ascendant: English History 1660-1815'

Alan Marshall. The Age of Faction: Court Politics, 1660-1702. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999. vi + 234 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-4974-3.Wilfrid Prest. Albion Ascendant: English History 1660-1815. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. xx + 363 pp. $76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-820417-6.