CERCLES Book Reviews (April 2021)

Antoine Capet's picture

The CERCLES team (University of Rouen, France) is pleased to announce its regular series of reviews of books on the English-speaking world.


Of particular interest to H-Albion subscribers in the April 2021 series :

Sascha Auerbach, Armed with Sword & Scales : Law, Culture, and Local Courtrooms in London, 1860-1913 (Cambridge: University Press, 2021)—Reviewed by David Renton, Garden Court Chambers (London)



Dean Blackburn, Penguin Books and Political Change : Britain's Meritocratic Moment, 1937-1988 (Manchester: University Press, 2020)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London



Gwyn Headley & Wim Meulenkamp, The English Folly : The Edifice Complex. (Swindon: Historic England, 2020)—Reviewed by Jacques Carré, Paris: Sorbonne-Université



Peter Stansky, Twenty Years On : Views and Reviews of Modern Britain (Hillsborough, CA: Pinehill Humanities Press, 2020)—Reviewed by Guy Ortolano, New York University



Sarah Thomas, Witnessing Slavery : Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition (Yale University Press, 2019)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2



Stephen Tuffnell, Made in Britain : Nation and Emigration in Nineteenth-Century America (California University Press, 2020)—Reviewed by Marie Ruiz, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens)



Nathaniel Robert Walker, Victorian Visions of Suburban Utopia : Abandoning Babylon (Oxford: University Press, 2020)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web



Antoine Capet, FRHistS., Professor Emeritus of British Studies, Université de Rouen (France)