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The Races of Europe: Construction of National Identities in the Social Sciences, 1839-1939 / Richard McMahon

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Ian Stewart and the author debate a valuable contribution to the histories of ideas and science, linking them to the cultural history of national identities.

Lincoln, Congress, and Emancipation / eds. Donald R. Kennon, Paul Finkelman

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Susan-Mary Grant and the editors discuss a collection largely dedicated to the heroes of America’s national story.

The First Century of Welfare: Poverty and Poor relief in Lancashire, 1620-1730 / Jonathan Healey

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

David Hitchcock recommends an history of poor relief in Lancashire across the 17th and early 18th centuries.

Unpopular Sovereignty: Mormons and the Federal Management of Early Utah Territory / Brent M. Rogers

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

James Williamson believes any historian seeking to understand debates over sovereignty within antebellum America should consult this work.