Reviews

Author: 
James Gregory
Reviewer: 
Joanna Bourke

Bourke on Gregory, 'Mercy and British Culture, 1760-1960'

James Gregory. Mercy and British Culture, 1760-1960. London: Zed Books, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-14258-9.

Reviewed by Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck, University of London) Published on H-Albion (April, 2022) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer Polytechnic)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57453

Author: 
G. W. Bernard
Reviewer: 
Carole Levin

Levin on Bernard, 'Who Ruled Tudor England: Paradoxes of Power'

G. W. Bernard. Who Ruled Tudor England: Paradoxes of Power. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 240 pp. $103.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-17691-1; $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-17689-8.

Reviewed by Carole Levin (University of Nebraska--Lincoln) Published on H-Albion (April, 2022) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer Polytechnic)

Author: 
Lee B. Wilson
Reviewer: 
Trevor G. Burnard

Burnard on Wilson, 'Bonds of Empire: The English Origins of Slave Law in South Carolina and British Plantation America, 1660–1783'

Lee B. Wilson. Bonds of Empire: The English Origins of Slave Law in South Carolina and British Plantation America, 1660–1783. Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 288 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49525-7.

Reviewed by Trevor G. Burnard (University of Hull) Published on H-Albion (March, 2022) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer Polytechnic)

Author: 
Matthew Gordon, Richard Kaeuper, Harriet Zurndorfer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Walter Scheidel

Scheidel on Antony and Carroll and Pennock, 'The Cambridge World History of Violence (Volume 3)' and Edwards and Penn and Winter, 'The Cambridge World History of Violence (Volume 4)' and Fagan and Fibiger and Hudson and Trundle, 'The Cambridge ...

Robert Antony, Stuart Carroll, Caroline Dodds Pennock, eds. The Cambridge World History of Violence (Volume 3). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xv + 716 pp. $147.25 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-11911-6Louise Edwards, Nigel Penn, Jay Winter, eds. The Cambridge World History of Violence (Volume 4). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xiv + 680 pp.

Author: 
David Ormrod, Gijs Rommelse, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Black

Black on Ormrod and Rommelse, 'War, Trade and the State: Anglo-Dutch Conflict, 1652-89'

David Ormrod, Gijs Rommelse, eds. War, Trade and the State: Anglo-Dutch Conflict, 1652-89. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2020. 344 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-324-9.

Reviewed by Jeremy Black (University of Exeter) Published on H-Albion (July, 2021) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer Polytechnic)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56697

Author: 
Mary O'Dowd, Maria Luddy
Reviewer: 
Claire Arnold

Arnold on O'Dowd and Luddy, 'Marriage in Ireland, 1660-1925'

Mary O'Dowd, Maria Luddy. Marriage in Ireland, 1660-1925. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xiv + 448 pp. $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-73190-4.

Reviewed by Claire Arnold (Northwestern University) Published on H-Albion (May, 2021) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56240

Author: 
Conor Morrissey
Reviewer: 
Colin Reid

Reid on Morrissey, 'Protestant Nationalists in Ireland, 1900-1923'

Conor Morrissey. Protestant Nationalists in Ireland, 1900-1923. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 260 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47386-6

Reviewed by Colin Reid (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Albion (May, 2021) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
James H. Murphy
Reviewer: 
Richard Butler

Butler on Murphy, 'The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion'

James H. Murphy. The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2020. 240 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84682-853-9

Reviewed by Richard Butler (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (January, 2021) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
Richard Whatmore
Reviewer: 
Nigel Aston

Aston on Whatmore, 'Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution'

Richard Whatmore. Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16877-7.

Reviewed by Nigel Aston (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Jonathan Jeffrey Wright
Reviewer: 
Finola O'Kane Crimmins

O'Kane Crimmins on Wright, 'An Ulster Slave Owner in the Revolutionary Atlantic: The Life and Letters of John Black'

Jonathan Jeffrey Wright. An Ulster Slave Owner in the Revolutionary Atlantic: The Life and Letters of John Black. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2018. 160 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84682-736-5

Reviewed by Finola O'Kane Crimmins (University College Dublin) Published on H-Albion (December, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
Laura Miller
Reviewer: 
Kirsten Walsh

Walsh on Miller, 'Reading Popular Newtonianism: Print, the Principia, and the Dissemination of Newtonian Science'

Laura Miller. Reading Popular Newtonianism: Print, the Principia, and the Dissemination of Newtonian Science. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018. 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4125-7

Reviewed by Kirsten Walsh (University of Exeter) Published on H-Albion (July, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Viccy Coltman
Reviewer: 
Nigel Leask

Leask on Coltman, 'Art and Identity in Scotland: A Cultural History from the Jacobite Rising of 1745 to Walter Scott'

Viccy Coltman. Art and Identity in Scotland: A Cultural History from the Jacobite Rising of 1745 to Walter Scott. Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xviii + 302 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41768-6.

Reviewed by Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow) Published on H-Albion (July, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Miles Ogborn
Reviewer: 
Heena Mistry

Mistry on Ogborn, 'The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World'

Miles Ogborn. The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. x + 309 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-65768-4; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-65592-5. 

Author: 
Lawrence Goldman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anne Rodrick

Rodrick on Goldman, 'Welfare and Social Policy in Britain since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris'

Lawrence Goldman, ed. Welfare and Social Policy in Britain since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 256 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-883304-8.

Reviewed by Anne Rodrick (Wofford College) Published on H-Albion (June, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

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Author: 
Shelley Tickell
Reviewer: 
Esther Brot

Brot on Tickell, 'Shoplifting in Eighteenth-Century England'

Shelley Tickell. Shoplifting in Eighteenth-Century England. People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History Series. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2018. Illustrations, tables. 236 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78327-328-7.

Reviewed by Esther Brot (King's College London) Published on H-Albion (June, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

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