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Bad Queen Bess? Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I / Peter Lake

Thursday, 16 March, 2017

Andrew Hadfield and Peter Lake discuss a book which continues the author's lifelong labour of making sense of the complex legacy of post-Reformation thought in England.

Queens Consort, Cultural Transfer and European Politics, c.1500-1800 / eds. Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly, Adam Morton

Thursday, 16 March, 2017

Estelle Paranque believes this is a collection scholars and students with an interest in queenship will not want to miss out on.

American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason / Caroline Winterer

Thursday, 16 March, 2017

Tom Cutterham reviews a new take on the enlightenment, but one which risks glossing over the violence that made it possible.

INTERVIEW: Daniel Snowman talks to Margaret MacMillan / Margaret MacMillan

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017

Daniel Snowman and Margaret Macmillan discuss the latter's career, key works and future plans.