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The installation of Roskilde 6 at the British Museum © Paul Raftery

Vikings: Life and Legend (6 March - 22 June 2014) / British Museum

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

Simon Trafford finds a spectacular and unmissable exposition of Scandinavian early medieval culture, but one constantly troubled by an uncertainty about its audience and purpose.

Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution / James P. Byrd

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

Benjamin Guyer believes this book will be foundational for all future studies of the Bible and the American Revolution.

Hitlers Bildungsreformer: Das Reichsministerium für Wissenschaft, Erziehung und Volksbildung 1934-1945 / Anne C. Nagel

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

Helen Roche recommends an enlightening and extremely well-written book, as well as a ground-breaking study of one of the Third Reich’s key institutions.

The Politics of Wine in Britain / Charles Ludington

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

David Gutzke reviews an interesting, thought-provoking book, with a thesis that often goes beyond its quite thin evidence.