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Subversive Peacemakers, War Resistance 1914–1918: An Anglican Perspective / Clive Barrett

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

James Cronin and the author discuss a valuable scholarly contribution to the war’s hidden history documenting its half-forgotten subversive peacemakers.

Fatherhood and the British Working Class, 1865–1914 / Julie-Marie Strange

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Emily Bowles praises a study which is important for understanding contemporary readings of fatherhood and parenting.

Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee (Royal College of Physicians, 18 January - 29 July 2016) /

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Sara Charles recommends an exhibition which does an excellent job of portraying Dee as a much-accomplished scholar as opposed to an eccentric occultist.

Reconstructing Democracy: Grassroots Black Politics in the Deep South after the Civil War / Justin Behrend

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Erik Mathisen believes this work is the perfect place for scholars to begin the work of re-imagining the history of America’s most tortured historical moment.