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Unhappy the Land: The Most Oppressed People Ever, the Irish? / Liam Kennedy

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Penelope Corfield and the author discuss a manifesto to Irish pluralism, which should be required reading for all historians of Ireland.

The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR / Chris Miller

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Isaac Scarborough enjoys (with caveats) a work which betters our knowledge and understanding of the politics behind the Soviet economic collapse.

Politicians & the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics / Sean Wilentz

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Christopher Childers assesses a mixed bag of essays in an age of political fracture.

Rewriting Magic: An Exegesis of the Visionary Autobiography of a Fourteenth-Century French Monk / Claire Fanger

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Benedek Lang reviews an unusual book, the chronicle of an intellectual trip.