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The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil war and the Remaking of the American Middle Border / Christopher Phillips

Thursday, 19 January, 2017

Robert Cook and the author discuss a book which is essential reading for anyone interested in the American Civil War and its unforeseen consequences.

Seven Lives from Mass Observation / James Hinton

Thursday, 19 January, 2017

David Kilgannon believes this book will undoubtedly serve as an exemplary model for future historians of social history, Mass Observation and the latter half of 20th-century Britain.

Tracks of Change: Railways and Everyday Life in Colonial India / Ritika Prasad

Thursday, 19 January, 2017

Aparajita Mukhopadhyay praises a book which deserves a wide audience and is a valuable addition to social historiography of Indian railways.

UK Parliamentary Papers: House of Commons /

Thursday, 19 January, 2017

Kate Wilcox recommends an immensely powerful and wide-ranging tool for research.