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Gender and Enlightenment Culture in Eighteenth-Century Scotland / Rosalind Carr

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

Stana Nenadic and Rosalind Carr discuss the latter's new book on gender and the Scottish Enlightenment.

Eleven Days in August: The Liberation of Paris in 1944 / Matthew Cobb

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

Karine Varley praises a book which is meticulously researched, engaging with a range of French, British and American archival sources, as well as numerous first-hand accounts and secondary works.

Magic in the Cloister: Pious Motives, Illicit Interests, and Occult Approaches to the Medieval Universe / Sophie Page

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

Helen Nicholson believes this study provides a context for the widespread accusations of sorcery and diabolism against political opponents in the 14th century.

Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom / Brian Porter-Szűcs

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

Anita Prazmowska is not convinced that this book fills a gap in the market.