Reviews

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)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55060

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)

Author: 
Nathan Guy
Reviewer: 
Mark Goldie

Goldie on Guy, 'Finding Locke's God: The Theological Basis of John Locke's Political Thought'

Nathan Guy. Finding Locke's God: The Theological Basis of John Locke's Political Thought. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 256 pp. $103.50 (e-book pdf), ISBN 978-1-350-10352-8; $103.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-10353-5; $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-10351-1.

Reviewed by Mark Goldie (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Albion (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Justin Champion, John Coffey, Tim Harris and John Marshall, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matthew Neufeld

Neufeld on Champion and Coffey and Harris and John Marshall, 'Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie'

Justin Champion, John Coffey, Tim Harris and John Marshall, eds. Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie. Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2019. 365 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78744-587-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Neufeld (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Albion (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Mandy Link
Reviewer: 
Jason Myers

Myers on Link, 'Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State, 1914-1937: Specters of Empire'

Mandy Link. Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State, 1914-1937: Specters of Empire. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. vii + 217 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-19510-6.

Reviewed by Jason Myers (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Albion (March, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54887

Author: 
Michael J. Thompson, Gregory R. Smulewicz-Zucker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Trish Campbell

Campbell on Thompson and Smulewicz-Zucker, 'Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy: Defending Reason in a Free Society'

Michael J. Thompson, Gregory R. Smulewicz-Zucker, eds. Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy: Defending Reason in a Free Society. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2018. 303 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63388-474-8.

Reviewed by Trish Campbell (Red Deer College) Published on H-Albion (February, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Valérie Capdeville, Alain Kerhervé, eds.
Reviewer: 
Naomi Pullin

Pullin on Capdeville, 'British Sociability in the Long Eighteenth Century: Challenging the Anglo-French Connection'

Valérie Capdeville, Alain Kerhervé, eds. British Sociability in the Long Eighteenth Century: Challenging the Anglo-French Connection. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2019. 312 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-359-1.

Reviewed by Naomi Pullin (University of Warwick) Published on H-Albion (February, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Robert John Lynch
Reviewer: 
Jason Knirck

Knirck on Lynch, 'The Partition of Ireland, 1918-1925'

Robert John Lynch. The Partition of Ireland, 1918-1925. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 258 pp. GBP 59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-00773-4.

Reviewed by Jason Knirck (Central Washington University) Published on H-Albion (January, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54158

Author: 
Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran, eds.
Reviewer: 
Karen Sonnelitter

Sonnelitter on Kinealy and King and Moran, 'Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland'

Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran, eds. Children and the Great Hunger in Ireland. Cork: Cork University Press, 2018. 330 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9904686-9-1.

Reviewed by Karen Sonnelitter (Siena College) Published on H-Albion (December, 2019) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
Cheryl Blake Price
Reviewer: 
Amanda M. Caleb

Caleb on Price, 'Chemical Crimes: Science and Poison in Victorian Crime Fiction'

Cheryl Blake Price. Chemical Crimes: Science and Poison in Victorian Crime Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2019. viii + 195 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1391-9.

Reviewed by Amanda M. Caleb (Misericordia University) Published on H-Albion (December, 2019) Commissioned by Patrick J. Corbeil (St. Mary's University, Calgary)

Author: 
Huw T. David
Reviewer: 
Alison Shimko

Shimko on David, 'Trade, Politics, and Revolution: South Carolina and Britain's Atlantic Commerce, 1730-1790'

Huw T. David. Trade, Politics, and Revolution: South Carolina and Britain's Atlantic Commerce, 1730-1790. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. 280 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-894-4.

Reviewed by Alison Shimko (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Albion (August, 2019) Commissioned by Patrick J. Corbeil (St. Mary's University, Calgary)

Author: 
K. J. Kesselring
Reviewer: 
John Collins

Collins on Kesselring, 'Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680'

K. J. Kesselring. Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 208 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-883562-2.

Reviewed by John Collins (Eastern Washington University) Published on H-Albion (August, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54101

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