Reviews

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)

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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

Responding to Print

Author: 
Francis Young, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Questier

Questier on Young, 'Rookwood Family Papers, 1606-1761'

Francis Young, ed. Rookwood Family Papers, 1606-1761. Suffolk Records Society Series. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2016. Illustrations. 184 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-080-4.

Reviewed by Michael Questier (Queen Mary University of London) Published on H-Albion (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Alexander Lock
Reviewer: 
James E. Kelly

Kelly on Lock, 'Catholicism, Identity and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810'

Alexander Lock. Catholicism, Identity and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810. Studies in Modern British Religious History Series. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2016. 256 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-132-0.

Reviewed by James E. Kelly (Durham University) Published on H-Albion (July, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
William J. Bulman, Robert G. Ingram, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ann Thomson

Thomson on Bulman and Ingram, 'God in the Enlightenment'

William J. Bulman, Robert G. Ingram, eds. God in the Enlightenment. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xi + 322 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-026708-7.

Reviewed by Ann Thomson (European University Institute) Published on H-Albion (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Jeremy Bentham
Reviewer: 
James E. Crimmins

Crimmins on Bentham, 'Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham'

Jeremy Bentham. Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham. Edited by Michael Quinn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-876796-1.

Reviewed by James E. Crimmins (Huron University College) Published on H-Albion (February, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
John Robertson
Reviewer: 
Diego Lucci

Lucci on Robertson, 'Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction'

John Robertson. Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 147 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-959178-7.

Reviewed by Diego Lucci (American University in Bulgaria) Published on H-Albion (January, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Jan Golinski
Reviewer: 
Larry Stewart

Stewart on Golinski, 'The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science'

Jan Golinski. The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 256 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-35136-0.

Reviewed by Larry Stewart (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Albion (January, 2017) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

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