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Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833 / Daniel Livesay

Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Kimberly Sherman enjoys a fascinating read which rests on a foundation of extensive primary source research, both in Jamaican and British archives.

Imaging Stuart Family Politics: Dynastic Crisis and Continuity / Catriona Murray

Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Jemma Field praises a must-read for scholars of British court studies, dynastic politics, and portraiture.

Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash Revisited: Winston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915 / Matthew Seligmann

Thursday, 15 November, 2018

David Morgan-Owen and the author discuss a well-written, accessible book which will appear to naval and social historians, as well as to Churchill scholars more broadly.

Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War / British Library

Thursday, 25 October, 2018

Sara Charles reviews an exhibition which wonderfully encapsulates the Anglo-Saxon world, demonstrating their mastery of design, language, statecraft and foreign relations.