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Registration Open: Charity, Welfare and Emotions in Early Modern Britain and Ireland
Charity, Welfare and Emotions in Early Modern Britain and Ireland: A Royal Historical Society Symposium

Nottingham Trent University, 5th September 2019, 9.30-17.00

This symposium will explore the relationship between the emotions and experiences of charity and welfare. One of the key developments in recent scholarship on welfare and poor relief has been a growing emphasis on a diversity of experiences beyond formal contributions and statutory entitlements, as well as an increasing understanding of the complexity of motivations for giving. And the field has also witnessed a turn to foreground the experiences of the poor and those in need of care, rather than simply focusing on the ways in which they were helped and/or controlled. At the same time, the history of emotions is an exciting and rapidly expanding field which offers not just fresh subject matter, but new ways of approaching and conceptualising historical study itself. The potential for linking these two areas has not been fully realised, especially in the study of the early modern British Isles.

Thanks to generous funding from the Royal Historical Society, this event is free for all to attend.

All attendees must register here to assist with planning and catering purposes.

Registration closes on 10 August 2019.









New Books in British Studies is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on Britain and its empire. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of Britain and its empire to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe.












Call for Articles - Antisemitism in Britain and Ireland
Antisemitism Studies welcomes the submission of manuscripts that contribute to the scholarly study of antisemitism. To see our upcoming second issue, click here.
We will consider articles on specific antisemitic episodes and their historical significance and impact on society, as well as more thematic and theoretical studies of the phenomenon. Authors may work from any disciplinary perspective, address any cultural, national, or religious context, and study any period of history, including the present. At this time, we are particularly interested in articles that address antisemitism in Britain and in Ireland.

Antisemitism Studies adheres to a double–blind peer review process in which the identities of the author and reviewers remain confidential. Please note that the formal evaluation process on all submissions takes anywhere between one and three months, and the period between acceptance of an article and its publication is between six months and one year. 
Please visit our website for further information.
Any questions about the journal or its submissions process may be directed to the editor.




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On Google Books, there are 105,000,000 British History secondary sources and some primary ones.


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Events, prizes and fellowships

Below is a list of upcoming events, prizes, fellowships and conferences [CFPs are below] on British studies or seem particularly relevant/open tospecialists of Britain. Please note that some have deadlines coming up soon. If you have you have any suggested additions, please email them to me.





BRITISH RECORDS ASSOCIATION: JANETTE HARLEY PRIZE
The British Records Association is pleased to announce that entry to the 2019 Harley Prize is now open. The prize, awarded in memory of Janette Harley (1951-2015), is intended to generate interest in archives, and raise awareness of research and achievements in the world of archives. Applications should be received by the BRA Secretary not later than 30 June 2019. The winning entry will be announced following BRA’s Annual General Meeting and Maurice Bond Memorial Lecture, to be held 13 November 2019.
  • An annual prize of £350 will be awarded to individuals or organisations for the best/most original piece of work published in a monograph, journal or magazine, or otherwise made publicly available (such as in a blog), which has promoted “the preservation, understanding, accessibility or study of archives”, the aims of the BRA.
  • Applications are welcomed from individuals, on their own behalf or on behalf of others, and from representatives of organisations. The prize will be available to anyone, including archivists, local historians, academics, genealogists and conservators.
  • Applicants must submit for consideration a specific piece of work which has been published or is available in the public domain (such as in a blog), during the past three years (i.e. from 2016 onwards).
  • There is no application form, but applicants should explain in not more than 800 words why the piece of work being nominated is important, and worthy of the prize. Such supporting material should be submitted electronicallyAll applications should be made by email with attachments, and should include an electronic version of the piece of work if published in a monograph, journal or magazine; a link to a blog; or other appropriate supporting material to help the judges access the work. All applications will be acknowledged. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.
  • In order to encourage new work in archives, it is regretted that the same piece of work cannot be submitted more than once. However the judges will have the power to hold over unsuccessful applications of a very high standard, once only, to the year immediately following, in case the competition in that following year should prove to be weak. Any applications held over will still need to have been published or made available within three years of the year to which they have been held over.
  • Entries will be judged by a panel chosen by the BRA.
  • The prize winner will be invited to contribute an article to Archives, the journal of the BRA, explaining their work and its interest to BRA members, and any further information which they may wish to add.
  • No member of Council or member of the panel will be eligible for the prize.
  • The decision of the panel will be final.







Anglo-Spanish Lives in Port Cities: 3rd Annual Conference of the AHRC Project 'Imperial Entanglements: Trans-Oceanic Basque Networks in British and Spanish Colonialism and their Legacy'
9-10 August 2019
Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool UK

This conference seeks to bring together scholars interested in the lives of Anglo-Spanish communities across both the Spanish and British empires. The conference also seeks to address the tensions that investigating family and local history can bring to communities today. The conference will be open to the public in the hopes that those interested in the conference themes will come and engage with the ideas being presented. The themes of this conference were inspired by the histories of two Anglo-Basque families, the Zuluetas and the Larrinagas, both of whom have contentious legacies in London and Liverpool. Website







Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
14-15 November 2019
The shift from the disordered Kunstkammer or curiosity cabinet of the Renaissance to the ordered Enlightenment museum is well known. What has to be explored fully is the process through which this transformation occurred. Collective Wisdom, funded by an AHRC International Networking Grant, explores how and why members of the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquaries of London and the Leopoldina (in Halle, Germany) collected specimens of the natural world, art, and archaeology in the 17th and 18th centuries.

In three international workshops, we are analysing the connections between these scholarly organisations, natural philosophy, and antiquarianism, and to what extent these networks shaped the formation of early museums and their categorisation of knowledge.

Workshop III, concerning the afterlives, use and reconstruction of early modern collections is designed to benefit scholars interested in digital humanities.

We will explore digital approaches to survey collections over time, assisted by the Royal Society-Google Cultural Institute partnership. How can we data-mine and use tools to integrate extant databases? How did the norms of early modern academies of scientific journal publication, priority of discovery and ‘matters of fact’ shape the organisation of knowledge? How do we consider those early modern models in digital reconstructions of early collecting?
 
Speakers include:

Min Chen (Oxford), Mary-Ann Constantine (Wales), Natasha David (Google), Michelle DiMeo (Hagley), Louisianne Ferlier (The Royal Society), Rainer Godel (Leopoldina), Rob Iliffe (Oxford), Neil Johnston (TNA), Suhair Khan (Google), Nigel Leask (Glasgow), Miranda Lewis (Oxford), Alice Marples (Oxford), Alessio Mattana (Turin), Julianne Nyhan (UCL), Torsten Roeder (Leopoldina), Anna Marie Roos (Lincoln), Giacomo Savani (University College Dublin), Cornelis Schilt (Oxford), Tom Scott (Wellcome), Aron Sterk (Lincoln), Matthew Symonds (CELL, UCL).

£100 registration fee, full (includes lunches, coffees and music concert)
£50 registration fee, students and concessions (includes lunches, coffees and music concert)
Registration, programme, and abstracts here
Free registration for music concert following the workshop
For more information about the Collective Wisdom project, click here.





Britain and the World 
Volume: 12, Number: 1 (March, 2019)

Andrew C. Rath, The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854–1856 
David Brown

David Cannadine, Victorious Century: The United Kingdom 1800–1906 
Oliver Hadingham

G. A. Bremner (ed.), Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire (Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series) 
Stephen G. Hague

Laura A. M. Stewart, Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651 
Robert Landrum  


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British Catholic History
Volume 32 - Issue 03 - May 2015

Review Article
Church and State: The Manning-Gladstone correspondence, 1833–1891
V. Alan McClelland

Joshua Rodda, Public Religious Disputation in England, 1558-1626
Kathryn Wolford

Silvia Mostaccio, Early Modern Jesuits between Obedience and Conscience during the Generalate of Claudio Acquaviva (1581–1615)
James E. Kelly

Arthur F. Marotti and Chanita Goodblatt, eds., Religious Diversity and Early Modern English Texts, Catholic, Judaic, Feminist and Secular Dimensions
Peter Davidson

Martyrdom and Terrorism. Pre-Modern to Contemporary Perspectives, ed. Dominic Janes and Alex Houen, 
Thomas M. McCoog

Mark Chapman, The Fantasy of Reunion. Anglicans, Catholics, and Ecumenism, 1833-1882

Jonathan Bush, ‘Papists’ and Prejudice: Popular Anti-Catholicism and Anglo-Irish Conflict in the North-East of England, 1845-70

Ciaran O’Neill, Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900
Moira Martin

T. A. Birrell, Aspects of Book Culture in Early Modern England, Variorum Collected Studies Series
Alison Shell




The British Journal for the History of Science
Volume 52 / Issue 1, March 2019

Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman (eds.), Science Museums in Transition: Cultures of Display in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America. 
Peter Reed

Charles Morris Lansley, Charles Darwin's Debt to the Romantics: How Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe and Wordsworth Helped Shape Darwin's View of Nature. 
Bárbara Jiménez

Gayle Greene, The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation.
Maria Rentetzi







CERCLES Reviews (June 2019)

Charlotte Gould, Artangel and Financing British Art : Adapting to Social and Economic Change 
Gabriel N. Gee
Review

Lee Jackson, Palaces of Pleasure : From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football : How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment
Jacqueline Banerjee
Review

Pat Thane, Divided Kingdom : A History of Britain, 1900 to the Present 
Pippa Catterall
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Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture
Volume 87 / Issue 3, September 2018

Juliana Dresvina, A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St. Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England. 
Cynthia Turner Camp

Ruth Nisse, Jacob's Shipwreck: Diaspora, Translation, and Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England.  
Christina Welch

Alexander Russell, Conciliarism and Heresy in Fifteenth-Century England: Collective Authority in the Age of General Councils. 
Karen A. Winstead

Nick Holder with Ian Betts, Jens Röhrkasten, Mark Samuel, and Christian Steer, The Friaries of Medieval London: From Foundation to Dissolution. 
F. Donald Logan ​

Diarmaid MacCulloch, All Things Made New: The Reformation and its Legacy. 
Esther Chung-Kim

Stella Fletcher, The Popes and Britain: A History of Rule, Rupture and Reconciliation. 
Jonathan Reimer

Richard Hooker and Reformed Orthodoxy. Edited by W. Bradford Littlejohn and Scott N. Kindred-Barnes. 
Gerald Bray

Darren M. Pollock, Early Stuart Polemical Hermeneutics: Andrew Willet's 1611 Hexapla on Romans. 
J. V. Fesko

Alexander D. Campbell,  The Life and Works of Robert Baillie (1602–1662) Politics, Religion and Record-Keeping in the British Civil Wars. 
Elliot Vernon

Martyn Calvin Cowan, John Owen and the Civil War Apocalypse: Preaching, Prophecy and Politics. 
Kelly M. Kapic

Kevin Killeen, The Political Bible in Early Modern England
Brent S. Sirota

Charity and Social Welfare: The Dynamics of Religious Reform in Northern Europe, 1780–1920. Edited by Leen Van Molle. 
Rebekah O. McMillan

C. Michael Shea, Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy 1845–1854. 
John R. Connolly

April E. Holm, A Kingdom Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism in the Civil War Era. 
Sean A. Scott








Comparative Studies in Society and History
Volume: 16, Number: 1 (February, 2019) 

David S. Katz, The Shaping of Turkey in the British Imagination,1776–1923 
Peter Cherry

David Gillott, Samuel Butler against the Professionals: Rethinking Lamarckism, 1860–1900 
Niall Sreenan








Continuity and Change
Volume 33 / Issue 3, December 2018

Martin Ingram, Carnal knowledge: regulating sex in England, 1470–1600 
Paul Griffiths







Cultural History 
Volume: 8, Number: 1 (April, 2019)

Heather Graham and Lauren G. Kilroy-Ewbank (eds), Visualizing Sensuous Suffering and Affective Pain in Early Modern Europe and the Spanish Americas 
Michel van Duijnen

Bonnie Lander Johnson and Eleanor Decamp (eds), Blood Matters: Studies in European Literature and Thought, 1400–1700 
Stephen Curtis  



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Diplomatic History
Volume 43 Issue 2, April 2019

The Trauma of Racial Annihilation in the Atlantic World 
David C Atkinson





Early Music
Volume 46 Issue 1 February 2018

The heart of the Christmas Oratorio 
Ellen Exner

Forthcoming

The Anne Boleyn Music Book, intro. by Thomas Schmidt, David Skinner and Katja Airaksinen-Monier. DIAMM Facsimiles 6
Katherine Butler

Fiona M. Palmer, Conductors in Britain 1870–1914: Wielding the Baton at the Height of Empire
Clive Brown






English Historical Review
Volume 134 Issue 566 February 2019

​St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, ed. Lynette Olson 
Ben Guy

Remembering the Crusades and Crusading, ed. Megan Cassidy-Welch  
Mike Horswell

Iain A. MacInnes, Scotland’s Second War of Independence, 1332–1357
Alice Taylor

Eve Salisbury, Chaucer and the Child
Larissa Tracy

Joanna L. Laynesmith, Cecily Duchess of York
Rachel M Delman

Shannon McSheffrey, Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400–1550
Ian Forrest

Early Modern English Catholicism: Identity, Memory and Counter-Reformation, ed. James E. Kelly and Susan Royal 
Eilish Gregory

A Social History of England, 1500–1750, ed. Keith Wrightson 
Jonathan Healey

Eduardo de Mesa, The Irish in the Spanish Armies in the Seventeenth Century
Rory Rapple

Peter N. Miller, History and its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500
R Sweet

The History of Parliament: The House of Lords, 1660–1715, ed. Ruth Paley 
Mark Knights

Frances Harris, The General in Winter: The Marlborough–Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Queen Anne
John B Hattendorf

Monica Mattfeld, Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship
Michele Cohen

James Kelly, Food Rioting in Ireland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: The ‘Moral Economy’ of the Irish Crowd
S J Connolly

Temi Odumosu, Black Jokes, White Humour: Africans in English Caricature, 1769–1819 
Ryan Hanley

Ireland and the Imperial World: Citizenship, Opportunism and Subversion, ed. Timothy G. McMahon, Michael de Nie and Paul Townend 
Maria Luddy

Fiona M. Palmer, Conductors in Britain 1870–1914: Wielding the Baton at the Height of Empire
Clive Brown

David G. Morgan-Owen, The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880–1914
Jonathan Boff

Krishan Kumar, Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World 
Alex Middleton

Tim Rogan, The Moral Economists: R.H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E.P. Thompson and the Critique of Capitalism
Martin Daunton

Forthcoming

Helen Oxenham, Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society
Niamh Wycherley

Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland, ed. Vicky McAlister and Terry Barry

Soldiers of Christ: The Knights Hospitaller and the Knights Templar in Medieval Ireland, ed. Martin Browne OSB and Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB 
Sparky Booker

Douglas E. Delaney, The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902–1945
Matthew Hughes
Andrew W M Smith

The Power of Laughter and Satire in Early Modern Britain: Political and Religious Culture, 1500–1820, ed. Mark Knights and Adam Morton
Freyja Cox Jensen 

Leonie James, 'This Great Firebrand’: William Laud and Scotland, 1617–1645
Chris R Langley

Barbour’s Bruce and its Cultural Contexts: Politics, Chivalry and Literature in Late Medieval Scotland, ed. Steve Boardman and Susan Foran 
Iain A MacINNES

Marco Barducci, Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613–1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought.
Sarah Mortimer

Angela Nicholls, Almshouses in Early Modern England:Charitable Housing in the Mixed Economy of Welfare, 1550–1725
Ian W Archer

Noah Dauber, State and Commonwealth: The Theory of the State in Early Modern England, 1549–1640
Andy Wood

Julian Walker, Words and the First World War
Carol Acton

Catherine Sanok, New Legends of England: Forms of Community in Late Medieval Saints’ Lives
Margaret Coombe

S.T. Ambler, Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213–1272
K Sykes

The Fighting Essex Soldier: Recruitment, War and Society in the Fourteenth Century, ed. Christopher Thornton, Jennifer Ward and Neil Wiffin 
Anne Curry

The Captivity of John II, 1356–60: The Royal Image in Later Medieval England and France, by Neil Murphy Nicholas A Gribit

Hugh Gault, Kingsley Wood: Scenes from a Political Life 1925–1943
Martin Farr

Turin and the British in the Age of the Grand Tour, ed. Paola Bianchi and Karin Wolfe 
Sophie Dunn

Carla Gardina Pestana, The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell’s Bid for Empire
Jon Fitzgibbons

Keith Busby, French in Medieval Ireland, Ireland in Medieval French: The Paradox of Two Worlds
Daron Burrows
















The Historical Journal
Volume 61 / Issue 2, June 2018

A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY: THE IRISH IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
EUGENIO F. BIAGINI 



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History Workshop Journal
Vol. 81, No. 1, Spring 2016

Allison P. Hobgood, Passionate Playgoing in Early Modern England
Will Tosh

Carolyn Steedman, An Everyday Life of the English Working Class: Work, Self and Sociability in the early Nineteenth Century
Selina Todd

Alban Webb, London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold WarDiasporas and Diplomacy: Cosmopolitan Contact Zones at the BBC World Service (1932–2012), ed. Marie Gillespie and Alban Webb, Simon J. Potter, Broadcasting Empire: the BBC and the British World, 1922–1970
Andrew Whitehead

Advance Access Alert

Philip Howell, At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain
John Beusterien

Rachel Weil, A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III’s England
Mark Knights

Vivienne Richmond, Clothing the Poor in Nineteenth-Century England
Sean Brady

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Innes Review 
Volume: 69, Number: 2 (November, 2018)

Making Christian Landscapes in Atlantic Europe: Conversion and Consolidation in the Early Middle Ages, ed. Tomás Ó Carragáin and Sam Turner 
Thomas Owen Clancy 

Barbara Crawford, The Northern Earldoms: Orkney and Caithness from AD 870 to 1470 
Andrew Jennings 

Barbour's Bruce and its Cultural Contexts: Politics, Chivalry and Literature in Late Medieval Scotland, ed. Steve Boardman and Susan Foran 
Kate McClune 

Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology in the Dioceses of Aberdeen and Moray, ed. Jane Geddes 
Morvern French 

Northern England and Southern Scotland in the Central Middle Ages, ed. Keith J. Stringer and Angus J. L. Winchester 
Fergus Oakes 

The Materiality of Devotion in Late Medieval Northern Europe: Images, Objects and Practices, ed. Henning Laugerud et al. 
Philippa Turner 

Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420–1587. Essays for Sally Mapstone, ed. Joanna Martin and Emily Wingfield 
Elizabeth Elliott 

Thomas Cogswell, James I: The Phoenix King 
Anna Groundwater 

Sebastiaan Verweij, The Literary Culture of Early Modern Scotland: Manuscript Production and Transmission, 1560–1625 
Steven J. Reid 

Scotland's Long Reformation: New Perspectives on Scottish Religion, c. 1500–c. 1660, ed. John McCallum 
Martin Ritchie

Thomas McInally, A Saltire in the German Lands: Scottish Benedictine Monasteries in Germany 1575–1862 
Abbot Geoffrey Scott

Alasdair Roberts, Chapels of the Rough Bounds: Morar, Knoydart, Arisaig, Moidart 
Jamie J. Kelly 

Alexander D. Campbell, The Life and Works of Robert Baillie (1602–1662): Politics, Religion and Record-Keeping in the British Civil Wars 
Neil McIntyre 

Mannock Strickland (1683–1744). Agent to English Convents in Flanders: Letters and Accounts from Exile, ed. Richard G. Williams 
Gillian Jack 

G. J. Hyland, The Architectural Works of A. W. N. Pugin 
Timothy Brittain-Catlin 

Craig Murray, Sikunder Burnes: Master of the Great Game 
Annie Tindley 

James J. Coleman, Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory 
Richard J. Finlay 

Dr Lachlan Grant of Ballachulish 1871–1945. ed. Ewen A. Cameron and Annie Tindley 
Marguerite W. Dupree 

Malcolm Nicolson and Lawrence Weaver, Child Health in Scotland: A History of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children 
Laura Kelly 

A Priest in Gallipoli: The War Diary of Fr Hugh Cameron, ed. John Watts 
Gary Sheffield 

Scotland and the Easter Rising: Fresh Perspectives on 1916, ed. Kirsty Lusk and Willy Maley 
Kieran D. Taylor 

Eamon Duffy in conversation with Raymond Friel, Witnesses to Faith Today: The Hope that is Within You 
Paul Goatman 





International Review of Social History
Volume 61 - Issue 01 - April 2016

Simon P Newman. A New World of Labor. The Development of Plantation Slavery in the British Atlantic.
Richard Drayton

Heather Shore. London’s Criminal Underworlds, c.1720–c.1930. A Social and Cultural History
John Welshman



Institute of Historical Research (Reviews in History site) updated weekly 

Luis Gorrochategui Santos, The English Armada: the greatest naval disaster in English history.
Manuel del Campo
Review

Jordanna Bailkin, Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain 
Peter Gatrell
Review

David Edgerton, The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: a Twentieth Century History 
Scott Newton
Review
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Irish Studies

Unwilling to make any kind of implied political claim of English hegemony over Ireland (Northern or otherwise), I have elected only to provide links to the major journals rather than TOCs. 

Economic and Social History Society of Ireland 

Irish Studies Review 

The Irish Review

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Please note that reviews, CFPs, news,etc. include only those that explicitly concern historical scholarship on Britain.  So, there are no reviews here of books on Spanish history. Also there are no notices of conferences on the Holocaust [even those being held in the U.K.]  Obviously, non-British history topics will be relevant and of interest to historians of Britain but it falls outside the purview of this website.
Journal titles A - I
Journal of British Studies
Volume 57 / Issue 4, October 2018

Jeremy Black, Geographies of an Imperial Power: The British World, 1688–1815.
Nathan Bryant Braccio 

Caroline Boswell, Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England. Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History 29. 
Ted Vallance 

Clare Brant, Balloon Madness. Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783–1786
Rosemary Sweet 

Clive Burgess, The Right Ordering of Souls: The Parish of All Saints’, Bristol, on the Eve of the Reformation. 
Nigel Saul

Anna Clark, Alternative Histories of the Self: A Cultural History of Sexuality and Secrets, 1762–1917
Charles Upchurch 

Ruma Chopra, Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone
Padraic X. Scanlan 

Gillian Cookson. The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770–1850. People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History. 
William J. Ashworth 
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Clare Downham, Medieval Ireland. Cambridge Medieval Textbooks
Jennifer Knight

Laurie Ellinghausen, Pirates, Traitors, and Apostates: Renegade Identities in Early Modern English Writing. 
Barbara Fuchs

John Hinks and Catherine Armstrong, eds. The English Urban Renaissance Revisited.
Anne M. Myers


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Sheila Johnson Kindred. Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen. 
Lindsay O'Neill 

Gary Kuchar. George Herbert and the Mystery of the Word: Poetry and Scripture in Seventeenth-Century England. 
Ryan Netzley 

Sven Meeder, The Irish Scholarly Presence at St. Gall: Networks of Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages
Dáibhí Ó Cróinín 

Patricia Parker, Shakespearean Intersections: Language, Contexts, Critical Keywords. Haney Foundation Series. 
Kimberly Huth

W. B. Patterson. Thomas Fuller: Discovering England's Religious Past
Brooke Conti 

Matthias Range, British Royal and State Funerals: Music and Ceremonial since Elizabeth I. 
John Wolffe 

Jacqueline Rose, ed., The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286–1707.
Anna Groundwater 

Edmund Russell, Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200–1900. Studies in Environmental History. 
Mike Kugler

Keith J. Stringer and Angus J. L Winchester, eds. Northern England and Southern Scotland in the Central Middle Ages
Cynthia J. Neville 

Padraic X. Scanlan, Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution. Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History. 
Matthew S. Hopper

Timothy J. Shannon. Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and Britain. 
Jenny Hale Pulsipher 

Jonathan Willis, The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c. 1485–1625
Sarah Apetrei 

POST-1800

Peter Adey, D. J. Cox, and Barry Godfrey, Crime, Regulation and Control during the Blitz: Protecting the Population of Bombed Cities. History of Crime, Deviance and Punishment Series. 
Mark Clapson 

Robert D. Aguirre, Mobility and Modernity: Panama in the Nineteenth Century Anglo-American Imagination. 
Blake C. Scott 

Aidan Beatty, Masculinity and Power in Irish Nationalism, 1884–1938. Gender and Sexualities in History Series. 
Patrick F. McDevitt 

Andrea Bosco, June 1940, Great Britain and the First Attempt to Build a European Union.
Michael Burgess 

Tanja Bueltmann and Donald M. MacRaild, The English Diaspora in North America: Migration, Ethnicity and Association, 1730s–1950s.
Eric Richards 

Ian Burney and Neil Pemberton, Murder and the Making of English CSI. 
Heather Wolffram

Bruce Cherry, They Didn't Want to Die Virgins: Sex and Morale in the British Army on the Western Front, 1914–1918
Richard S. Fogarty

Mark Connelly, Celluloid War Memorials: British Instructional Films Company and the Memory of the Great War
Michael Paris 

Catherine Gallagher, Telling It Like It Wasn't: The Counterfactual Imagination in History and Fiction. 
David Simpson 

Durba Ghosh, Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947. Critical Perspectives on Empire.
Michael Silvestri 

Ian Hesketh, Victorian Jesus: J. R. Seeley, Religion, and the Cultural Significance of Anonymity. Studies in Book and Print Culture. 
Sebastian Lecourt 

James Hinton, Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century.
Richard Vinen 

Neville Kirk, Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross. Studies in Labour History 8. 
Mark Hearn 

Christopher Knowles, Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945–1948.
Peter Stirk 

Renata Eley Long, In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War
Michael J. Turner 

Angus McLaren, Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London. 
Eloise Moss

John McAleer and John M. MacKenzie, eds. Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire. Studies in Imperialism. 
Thomas Prasch 

Lizzie Oliver, Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory. War, Culture, and Society Series
Grace Huxford 

Rachel Pistol, Internment during the Second World War: A Comparative Study of Great Britain and the USA.
Aidan Forth 

John Rankin, Healing the African Body: British Medicine in West Africa, 1800–1860. 
Leslie Anne Hadfield 

David Stevenson, 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution
Elizabeth Greenhalgh 

Julie-Marie Strange, Fatherhood and the British Working Class, 1865–1914. 
Stephanie Olsen 

Paul Taylor, Heroes or Traitors? Experiences of Southern Soldiers Returning from the Great War, 1919–1939. Reappraisals in Irish History 5. 
Lar Joye

Timothy J. White, ed. Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland
Henry Jarrett 

Charlotte Wildman. Urban Redevelopment and Modernity in Liverpool and Manchester, 1918–1939. 
Alan Kidd 

                                                 





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The Journal of Ecclesiastical History
Volume 70 / Issue 1, January 2019


Betsy Chunko-Dominguez, English Gothic misericord carvings. History from the bottom up. 
Gabriel Byng

Susan Powell, Saints and cults in medieval England. Proceedings of the 2015 Harlaxton symposium
Marie Lovatt 

Nigel Saul, Lordship and faith. The English gentry and the parish church in the Middle Ages. 
Julian Luxford
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​Susan PowellThe Birgittines of Syon Abbey. Preaching and print (Texts and Transitions, 11.) 
Virginia Blanton

Susan Wabuda, Thomas Cranmer
Jonathan Reimer 

Jack P. Lewis, The day after Domesday. The making of the Bishops’ Bible. 
Celyn D. Richards 

Kevin Killeen, The political Bible in early modern England. 
Feisal Mohamed 

David G. Selwyn, Edmund Geste and his books. Reconstructing the library of a Cambridge don and Elizabethan bishop. 
Celyn D. Richards

Early modern English Catholicism. Identity, memory and Counter-Reformation. Edited by James E. Kelly and Susan Royal. (Catholic Christendom, 1300–1700.) 
Peter Marshall

Forthcoming Catholic communities. Irish, Scots and English college networks in Europe, 1568–1918. Edited by Lian Chambers and Thomas O'Connor. (Catholic Christendom, 1300–1700.)
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Henk van den Belt (translated by Reimer A. Faber), English translation, II: Disputations 24–42. 
Phillip Hussey

National prayers. Special worship since the Reformation, II: General fasts, thanksgiving and special prayers in the British Isles, 1689–1870. Edited by Philip Williamson, Alasdair Raffe, Stephen Taylor and Natalie Mears. (Church of England Record Society, 22.) 
Françoise Deconinck-Brossard 

Flame in the mountains. Williams Pantycelyn, Ann Griffiths and the Welsh hymn. Translated by H. A. Hodges. Edited by E. Wyn James. 
Tom Schwanda

Dennis C. Rasmussen, The infidel and the professor. David Hume, Adam Smith, and the friendship that shaped modern thought. 
Diego Lucci

James L. Gorman, Among the early Evangelicals. The transatlantic origins of the Stone-Campbell movement. 
Frank Bellizzi

Secularization and religious innovation in the North Atlantic world. Edited by David Hempton and Hugh McLeod. 
Sam Brewitt-Taylor

Henry Chadwick. Selected writings. Edited and introduced by William G. Rusch (foreword Rowan Williams). 
Andrew Louth  






The Journal of Economic History
Volume 78 / Issue 1, March 2018

Anthony C. Hotson, Respectable Banking: The Search for Stability in London's Money and Credit Markets since 1695
Forrest Capie

​Forthcoming

John Wareing, Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618–1718: ‘There is Great Want of Servants.’ 
Farley Grubb 





Journal of Scottish Historical Studies
Volume: 38, Number: 2 (November, 2018)

Lizanne Henderson, Witchcraft and Folk Belief in the Age of  Enlightenment: Scotland, 1670–1740 
Julian Goodare 

Iain A. MacInnes, Scotland's Second War of Independence, 1332–1357 
Shayna Devlin

David Swinfen, Moncreiff: The Life and Career of James Wellwood Moncrieff, 1811–1895, 1st Baron Moncreiff of Tullibole 
Gary D. Hutchison 

Thomas Riis, Crail and its Fisheries 1550–1600 
Jamie Reid-Baxter 

Iain Hutchison, Malcom Nicolson, and Lawrence Weaver, Child Health in Scotland: A History of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children 
Steven J. Taylor 

Alice Taylor, The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124–1290: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History 
Marian Toledo Candelaria 



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Journal of Social History
Volume 52 Issue 2 Winter 2018

no reviews specifically on British history in this issue

Forthcoming

Martin Ingram, Carnal Knowledge: Regulating Sex in England, 1470-1600
Shannon McSheffrey

Matt Houlbrook, Prince of Tricksters: The Incredible True Story of Netley Lucas, Gentleman Crook. 
Heidi Egginton

Sasha Handley, Sleep in Early Modern England. 
Tessa Storey

Christine Grandy, Heroes and Happy Endings: Class, Gender, and Nation in Popular Film and Fiction in Interwar Britain. 
Robert James

Brian Hughes, Defying the IRA? Intimidation, Coercion, and Communities during the Irish Revolution. 
Marie Coleman

Randy M. Browne, Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean.  
Nicholas Crawford

Cary Carson, Face Value: The Consumer Revolution and the Colonizing of America. 
Wendy A Woloson

Mark Hampton, Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-1997. 
Chi-kwan Mark

James Delbourgo, Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane. 
Alice Marples

Susan D. Amussen and David E. Underdown, Gender, Culture, and Politics in England, 1560-1640: Turning the World Upside Down
Isaac Stephens

Jane McCabe, Race, Tea and Colonial Resettlement: Imperial Families, Interrupted
Alexandra Lindgren-Gibson

Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West. Edited by Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves 
Michael de Nie

Pietro Di Paola, The Knights Errant of Anarchy: London and the Italian Anarchist Diaspora (1880-1917). 
David M Struthers

Jerry Brotton,  The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam.
Nabil Matar

William M. Cavert, The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City. 
Paul Griffiths

Tara Hamling and Catherine Richardson, A Day at Home in Early Modern England: Material Culture and Domestic Life, 1500-1700. 
Victoria Yeoman

Daniel Livesay, Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833. 
Heather Freund Carter

Jonathan Derrick, Africa, Empire and Fleet Street: Albert Cartwright and “West Africa” Magazine. 
Karin Barber

Keith Thomas, In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England. 
Lauren Working

Nadine Akkerman, Invisible Agents: Women and Espionage in Seventeenth-Century Britain
Alan Marshall







Journal of the History of Economic Thought
Volume 41 - Issue 1 - March 2019

Forthcoming

E. A. Wrigley, The Path to Sustained Growth: England’s Transition from an Organic Economy to an Industrial Revolution
Fan Fei 

Ghislain Deleplace, Ricardo on Money: A Reappraisal
Matthew Smith 

Ian Kumekawa, The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics
Norikazu Takami

Eric Schliesser, Adam Smith: Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker 
Leonardo Paes Müller  







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Law and History Review
Volume 37 / Issue 1, February 2019

Stefan Jurasinski, The Old English Penitentials and Anglo-Saxon Law
Ingrid Ivarsen 



Northern Scotland 
Volume: 9, Number: 1 (May, 2018)

Jón Viðar Sigurðsson and Timothy Bolton (eds), Celtic-Norse 
Relationships in the Irish Sea in the Middle Ages 800–1200 
Alison Leonard

Amy Blakeway, Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland 
Maureen M. Meikle

Roger A. Mason and Steven J. Reid (eds), Andrew Melville (1545–1622). Writings, Reception, and Reputation 
Fionnuala O'Neill Tonning

Sharon Adams and Julian Goodare (eds), Scotland in the Age of Two Revolutions. 
Leonie James   

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Andrew Mansfield, Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism and the Political Works of the Chevalier Ramsay 
Doohwan Ahn

Daniel Szechi, Britain's Lost Revolution: Jacobite Scotland and the French Grand Strategy, 1701–8
Kirsteen M. MacKenzie

Victoria Henshaw, Scotland and the British Army, 1700–1750: Defending the Union 
Stephen Conway

Neil Guthrie, The Material Culture of the Jacobites 
Jennifer Novotny

Rosalind Carr, Gender and Enlightenment Culture in Eighteenth-Century Scotland
Catherine Packham

Brian Bonnyman, The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland 
Daniel Bochman

Bob Harris, A Tale of Three Cities: The Life and Times of Lord Daer, 1763–1794 
David Craig

Murray Stewart Keith and Duncan Sim (eds), The Modern Scottish Diaspora: Contemporary Debates and Perspectives 
Barbara C. Murison

Robert G. W. Anderson (ed.), Cradle of Chemistry: The Early Years of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh 
Roger L. Emerson

Rebecca Lenihan, From Alba to Aotearoa. Profiling New Zealand's Scots Migrants 1840–1920 
Marjory Harper

Sarah Browne, The Women's Liberation Movement in Scotland 
Caitríona Beaumont

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie and Robert Johns, The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power 
Nick Taylor

Christopher Meir, Scottish Cinema: Texts and Contexts 
Sarah Neely 




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Past & Present
Volume 238, Issue 1, February 2018

no relevant reviews in this issue 





Rural History
Volume 29 / Issue 1, April 2018

Samantha A. Shave, Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780–1850
Alannah Tomkins 





​Scottish Historical Review
Volume: 97, Number: 2 (October, 2018)

Scotland,  John Scot of Scotstarvet (1585–1670) and John Ray (1567–1630) 
Jamie Reid-Baxter

Crooks, Green and Ormrod (eds), The Plantagenet Empire, 1259–1453:
Morvern French

Penman, Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots 
Iain MacInnes

Brown and Stevenson (eds), Medieval St Andrews: Church, Cult, City 
Amy Blakeway

Wingfield, The Trojan Legend in Medieval Scottish Literature 
Caitlin Flynn

MacKenzie, The Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms and 
Chris R. Langley

Furniss, Discovering the Footsteps of Time: Geological Travel Writing 
Sophie Drescher 

Susato, Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment 
Pedro Faria 

Hughes, The Scots in Victorian and Edwardian Belfast: A Study in Elite Migration 
Andrew R. Holmes




Social History of Medicine
Volume 32 Issue 1 February 2019

Rana Hogarth, Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780–1840 
Stephen C Kenny

Alastair Robson, Unrecognised by the World at Large: A Biography of Dr Henry Parse MD, Physician to the Hatton Asylum, Warwick 
Leonard Smith

Michael Dwyer, Strangling Angel: Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland 
Oisín Wall

Julian M. Simpson, Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian Doctors and the Reinvention of British General Practice (1940s–1980s) 
David Wright