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The Rise of Western Power: a Comparative History of Western Civilization / Jonathan Daly

Friday, 24 October, 2014

John R. McNeill and the author discuss the latest attempt to address the question of the rise of the modern West.

Postcolonial Germany: Memories of Empire in a Decolonized Nation / Britta Schilling

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

Monika Albrecht finds this in-depth study to be a most valuable contribution to the field of the memory of German colonialism.

Queenship in the Mediterranean: Negotiating the Role of the Queen in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras / Elena Woodacre

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

Estelle Paranque believes this collection of essays manages to highlight the importance of female rulers in the Mediterranean.

The Dawn of the Cheap Press in Victorian Britain: the End of the ‘Taxes on Knowledge’, 1849-1869 / Martin Hewitt

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

Melissa Score recommends a meticulously researched account of the mid-Victorian phase of the campaigns against press taxes.