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Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory / Elizabeth Rosner

Thursday, 18 January, 2018

Ellis Spicer believes this book's contribution to the field lies in its raw emotionality, personal stories and thematic strengths.

The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine and Fertility in the Age of Abolition / Katherine Paugh

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017

Trevor Burnard believes this book is a valuable addition to a venerable literature on slave reproduction in the Caribbean.

Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798-1998 / David Brundage

Thursday, 18 January, 2018

David Sim appreciates a sharp and well-written book which forces us to appreciate the ways in which nationalism was perceived as a liberating force by many in the 19th century.

INTERVIEW: Joanna Cohen talks to Jordan Landes / Joanna Cohen

Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Jordan Landes interviews Joanna Cohen on citizens and consumers in the 19th-century United States.