Reviews

Author: 
Rob Iliffe
Reviewer: 
Sachiko Kusukawa

Kusukawa on Iliffe, 'Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton'

Rob Iliffe. Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 536 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-999535-6.

Reviewed by Sachiko Kusukawa (Trinity College, Cambirdge) Published on H-Albion (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy
Reviewer: 
Martyn Bennett

Bennett on Blakemore and Murphy, 'The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653'

Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy. The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2018. 256 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-229-7.

Reviewed by Martyn Bennett (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Albion (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52995

Author: 
Ralph A. Houlbrooke
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Hubbard

Hubbard on Houlbrooke, 'Love and Dishonour in Elizabethan England: Two Families and a Failed Marriage'

Ralph A. Houlbrooke. Love and Dishonour in Elizabethan England: Two Families and a Failed Marriage. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2018. 256 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-240-2.

Reviewed by Eleanor Hubbard (Princeton University) Published on H-Albion (November, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Dane Keith Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Nathaniel Bassett

Bassett on Kennedy, 'The Imperial History Wars: Debating the British Empire'

Dane Keith Kennedy. The Imperial History Wars: Debating the British Empire. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. 232 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-7886-7.

Reviewed by Nathaniel Bassett (University of Akron) Published on H-Albion (October, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52163

Author: 
Lianne Habinek
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Cowan

Cowan on Habinek, 'The Subtle Knot: Early Modern English Literature and the Birth of Neuroscience'

Lianne Habinek. The Subtle Knot: Early Modern English Literature and the Birth of Neuroscience. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5318-7.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Cowan (Red Deer College) Published on H-Albion (September, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Trevor Dean, Glyn Parry, Edward Vallance, eds.
Reviewer: 
Zachary W. Schulz

Schulz on Dean and Parry and Vallance and eds., 'Faith, Place and People in Early Modern England: Essays in Honour of Margaret Spufford'

Trevor Dean, Glyn Parry, Edward Vallance, eds. Faith, Place and People in Early Modern England: Essays in Honour of Margaret Spufford. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2018. 252 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-290-7.

Reviewed by Zachary W. Schulz (Columbus State University) Published on H-Albion (September, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Benjamin Woolley
Reviewer: 
Padraig Lawlor

Lawlor on Woolley, 'The King's Assassin: The Secret Plot to Murder King James I'

Benjamin Woolley. The King's Assassin: The Secret Plot to Murder King James I. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2018. 368 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-12503-3.

Reviewed by Padraig Lawlor (Purdue University) Published on H-Albion (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Iwan Rhys Morus, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alison Shimko

Shimko on Morus, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Science'

Iwan Rhys Morus, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Illustrations. x + 436 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-966327-9.

Reviewed by Alison Shimko (Purdue University) Published on H-Albion (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Peter Marshall
Reviewer: 
Mark Konnert

Konnert on Marshall, '1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation'

Peter Marshall. 1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 278 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968201-0.

Reviewed by Mark Konnert (University of Calgary) Published on H-Albion (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51781

Author: 
Marco Barducci
Reviewer: 
Peter Schröder

Schröder on Barducci, 'Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613 -1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought'

Marco Barducci. Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613 -1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 224 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-875458-9.

Reviewed by Peter Schröder (Department of History, University College London) Published on H-Albion (June, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Frances Harris
Reviewer: 
Nigel Aston

Aston on Harris, 'The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Queen Anne'

Frances Harris. The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Queen Anne. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 432 pp. $45.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880244-0.

Reviewed by Nigel Aston (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (May, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Lorna Hutson
Reviewer: 
Gregory Kneidel

Kneidel on Hutson, 'The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500-1700'

Lorna Hutson. The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500-1700. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 720 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-966088-9.

Reviewed by Gregory Kneidel (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Albion (March, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Mark Goldie
Reviewer: 
George Southcombe

Southcombe on Goldie, 'Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs'

Mark Goldie. Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2016. 462 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78327-110-8.

Reviewed by George Southcombe (Sarah Lawrence College, NY) Published on H-Albion (February, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Heather Noel-Smith, Lorna M. Campbell
Reviewer: 
J. Ross Dancy

Dancy on Noel-Smith and Campbell, 'Hornblower's Historical Shipmates: The Young Gentlemen of Pellew's Indefatigable'

Heather Noel-Smith, Lorna M. Campbell. Hornblower's Historical Shipmates: The Young Gentlemen of Pellew's Indefatigable. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2016. xii + 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-099-6.

Reviewed by J. Ross Dancy (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Albion (November, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Paula McDowell
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Black

Black on McDowell, 'The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain'

Paula McDowell. The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. xiv+353 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-45696-6.

Reviewed by Jeremy Black (University of Exeter) Published on H-Albion (October, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

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