Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society articles

Volume 8 (2)

Nights Out: Life in Cosmopolitan London Judith R. Walkowitz. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2012. 414 pp. £25 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 281-283

Volume 8 (1)

History and Audience
vol. 8 (1): 1-4
Striking the Balance: Intervention versus Non-intervention in Britain's Oil Policy, 1957–1970
vol. 8 (1): 5-26
Competing Visions of Empire in the Colonial Built Environment: Sir Bradford Leslie and the Building of New Delhi
vol. 8 (1): 27-50
‘Some Abstract Socialistic Ideal or Principle’: British Reactions to New Zealand's 1938 Social Security Act
vol. 8 (1): 51-75
A Tonic to the Empire?: The 1951 Festival of Britain and the Empire-Commonwealth
vol. 8 (1): 76-99
Trying to Refashion the Unfashionable – An Activist Life for the Commonwealth
vol. 8 (1): 100-106
Death from the Skies: How the British and Germans Survived Bombing in World War II Dietmar Süss, Oxford: OUP, 2014.
vol. 8 (1): 107-109
vol. 8 (1): 110-112
vol. 8 (1): 112-115
vol. 8 (1): 115-118
Statistics and the Public Sphere: Numbers and the People in Modern Britain, c. 1800–2000 T. Crook and G. O'Hara, eds. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. 276 pp. $140 (hardback).
vol. 8 (1): 119-121
Roads to power: Britain invents the infrastructure state Jo Guldi. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2012. 320 pp. $42 (hardback)
vol. 8 (1): 121-123
Castlereagh: Enlightenment, War and Tyranny John Bew. London: Quercus, 2011. 582 pp. £25 (Hardback)
vol. 8 (1): 124-126
Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939–45 Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter, eds. Canberra: Australian National University e-press, 2012. 285 pp. AUD$24.95 (paperback)
vol. 8 (1): 126-129
Irish classrooms and British Empire: imperial contexts in the origins of modern education David Dickson, Justyna Pyz & Christopher Shepard, eds. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012. 239pp. €55.00 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (1): 129-131
Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713 Gerald M. MacLean and Nabil I. Matar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 335 pp. £65 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (1): 131-134
Macaulay and Son. Architects of Imperial Britain Catherine Hall. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012. 419 pp. £35 (hardback)
vol. 8 (1): 134-135
Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence: An International History Carl Peter Watts. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 326 pp. £55 (hardback)
vol. 8 (1): 136-137
The Wind of Change: Harold Macmillan and British Decolonization L.J. Butler and Sarah Stockwell, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 296 pp. £60.00. (hardback)
vol. 8 (1): 137-140
Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution Scott Sowerby. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. 404pp. $49.95 (hardback).
vol. 8 (1): 140-142
Making Ireland English: The Irish Aristocracy in the Seventeenth Century Jane Ohlmeyer. New Haven:Yale University Press, 2012. 668 pp.
vol. 8 (1): 142-144
Far From Home The English in New Zealand Lyndon Fraser and Angela McCarthy, eds. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2012. 232 pp. NZ$45. (paperback).
vol. 8 (1): 144-146
William Beckford. First Prime Minister of the London Empire Perry Gauci, Yale University Press: London and New Haven, 2013. 256pp. £21.42 (hardback).
vol. 8 (1): 146-148
Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth Century Britain Susie Steinbach, Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. 312pp. £24.99 (paperback).
vol. 8 (1): 148-150
The Month That Changed The World, July 1914 Gordon Martel. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 510 pp. £25.00
vol. 8 (1): 150-152

Volume 7 (2)

Conspiracy Theory and its Discontents
Gregory A. Barton, vol. 7 (2): 169-173
Anglo-American Inter-Imperialism: US Expansion and the British World, c.1865–1914
Stephen Tuffnell, vol. 7 (2): 174-195
Excessive Americanisms: Hollywood in the British Empire, 1918–1930
James Burns, vol. 7 (2): 196-211
To Be or Not to Be? The North Korean Challenge to British Foreign Policy, 1971–1976
Tae Joon Won, vol. 7 (2): 212-237
To Issue ‘Stand Down’ or Not…: Britain and Kashmir, 1947–49
Rakesh Ankit, vol. 7 (2): 238-260
Collaborations in Space: Memories of British Space Science, 1960–1980
Peter Sanford, vol. 7 (2): 261-269
Visions of Empire: Patriotism, Popular Culture and the City, 1870–1939 Brad Beaven, Manchester: University Press, 2012. 234 pp. $105 (hardback)
John Griffiths, vol. 7 (2): 270-274
‘Orientalist Jones’: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746–1794; Michael J. Franklin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 408 pp. £35 (hardback).
Filomena Viviana Tagliaferri, vol. 7 (2): 283-285
Wellington's Wars: The Making of a Military Genius; Huw Davies. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. 336 pp. US $38.00 (hardback).
Jeremy Black, vol. 7 (2): 285-286
The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy against Russia, 1853–56; Andrew Lambert. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011, 2nd edition. xvi + 380 pp. £72 (hardback).
Jeremy Black, vol. 7 (2): 286-287
A Merciless Place: The Lost Story of Britain's Convict Disaster in Africa and How it Led to the Settlement of Australia; Emma Christopher. Sydney, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 2010. 440 pp. AUS $35 (paperback).
David Andrew Roberts, vol. 7 (2): 287-289
Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935–1960; Charlotte Macdonald. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books Limited, 2011. 240 pp. NZ $49.99 (paperback).
Katie Pickles, vol. 7 (2): 289-291
The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution; Faramerz Dabhoiwala. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 483 pp. US $34.95 (hardback).
Satu Lidman, vol. 7 (2): 291-293
The Shaping of Scottish Identities: Family, Nation and the Worlds Beyond; Jodi A. Campbell, Elizabeth Ewan and Heather Parker, eds. Guelph Series in Scottish Studies: University of Guelph, Ontario, 2011. 263 pp. £25 (hardback).
Lesley Orr, vol. 7 (2): 293-295