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The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: a Twentieth Century History / David Edgerton

Thursday, 14 February, 2019

Scott Newton and the author discuss a compelling account that recasts 20th-century British history in terms of the building and dismantling of a specifically British nation.

Expertise and Architecture in the Modern Islamic World / ed. Peter H. Christensen

Thursday, 14 February, 2019

Chris Moffat praises a well-produced and well-illustrated text that should be a welcome addition to any good University library.

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain / Wendy Webster

Thursday, 14 February, 2019

Henry Irving believes this book makes a compelling argument, built upon a rich collection of sources, and deserves to be widely read.

The Captive’s Quest for Freedom: Fugitive Slaves, the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, and the Politics of Slavery /

Thursday, 31 January, 2019

Scott Hancock and the author discuss a thoroughly researched book which is able to carry a reader through thick detail by simply telling good stories.